Besieged by a media firestorm over allegations of sexual harassment, Herman Cain went back to his base tonight with a Tea Party town hall teleconference, moderated by none other than 2008 campaign celeb Joe Wurzelbacher, or “Joe the Plumber.”
Cain started off the call by defending himself from the accusations, slamming the Perry camp for what Cain called a “smear campaign” intent on derailing his surging presidential campaign.
After getting sufficiently worked up over the controversy, however, the 2012 frontrunner settled in to take questions on his policy platforms.
Here’s our liveblog of the call:
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