Speaking to reporters on Thursday, presidential contender Herman Cain said that he would definitely consider serving as the GOP’s vice presidential candidate in 2012 unless the the party’s presidential nominee turns out to be Rick Perry.
Cain said that he, “would not be comfortable” serving as vice president to Rick Perry because of Perry’s position on a number of issues, according to National Journal.
“Issues relative to being soft on the border, issues relative to the whole, you know, tuition for children of illegal aliens,” Cain said. “And I haven’t totally gone through all of his positions, but a lot of positions I have questions with.”
Over the weekend, Cain criticised Perry for taking too long to paint over the word “Niggerhead” on a rock outside his hunting ranch in Texas, though he later walked back that criticism after taking some heat from conservative commentators. Cain did not, however, cite that as a reason why he would not run on a Perry-led GOP ticket.
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