The Power of Personality: Cain Comes To Town
The story of Presidential candidate Herman Cain begins and ends with personality. That is not to say that the middle doesn't contain a large amount of substance, because it does, but his emotive presence in a sea of dry politicians refuses to be overlooked. He, and his presence, were on hand to address a group of about eighty people Monday at The Smokey Row Coffee Shop in Des Moines.
As he gave a brief opening statement and took questions from the crowd one could quickly come to the conclusion that his personality, and not his impressive business experience, may be his biggest weapon moving forward. The current world of Presidential politics is one in which the media can conjure up a negative narrative on a candidate faster than a State Fair artist can draw you a self-portrait. When it comes to Herman Cain, this will not be so easy.
His personality is a rare mixture. I would call it one part warmth, one part energy, and two parts forcefulness. Though we wonâ€™t find out unless he raises his profile, if the media is able to demonize this manâ€¦then nobody is safe.
However inescapable it was, this campaign stop was about much more than [. . .]