2012 presidential hopeful Herman Cain is riding high these days.
The 65-year-old pizza titan is still surging in the polls, capitalising on his win in last month’s Florida Straw Poll. Once considered a long-shot candidate for the Republican nomination, recent national polls put Cain at the top of the GOP field, neck-and-neck with frontrunner Mitt Romney.
But Cain, unlike most of us, is not surprised. Likening himself to Moses, he has attributed his rise in the polls to God, who he says is calling on him to lead his people out of the darkness.
“God’s been in this from the beginning because when I first started to feel that I needed to consider running I did a lot of praying,” Cain said in an interview with Christian Broadcasting Network’s David Brody. “I felt like Moses when God said, ‘I want you to go into Egypt and lead my people out.'”
Cain went on to say that he is ready for whatever the 2012 Republican primary throws at him.
“I’m ready for the ‘gotcha’ questions and they’re already starting to come,” he said. “And when they ask me who is the president of Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan I’m going to say, ‘You know, I don’t know. Do you know?’ And then I’m going to say, ‘how’s that going to create one job?'”
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