I am going to make a prediction for the 2012 election.
Herman Cain will defeat Pres. Obama in a landslide victory winning every state except NY, CA, and IL. It will be close in NY.
Now, of course I am going to put a lot of qualifiers on this. A lot can happen over the next 14 months: but barring any sudden unexpected shift in the political landscape, if the current trends hold – Herman Cain will be inaugurated in Jan. 2013.
Herman Cain wins people over once they see him, hear him, learn about his story and listen to his message. He is continually proving the pundits wrong by winning over voters every chance he has.
Based on informal polls I have been conducting, the American people are aching for a president who has never been a career politician.
Cain won the Florida Straw Poll yesterday. This is not a popular straw like Ames Iowa. This one is specially organized. Every single Florida Straw Poll has accurately predicted the next GOP candidate for president, since they started having them in 1979. Cain slammed Perry and Mitney by exceeding their combined vote totals -- and no professional pundits expected this. Cain didn't really put an extraordinary effort into this victory either. He appeals to Tea Party people, religious conservatives as well as the Ron Paul wing -- while more importantly -- appealing to people aching for a president who is a not career politician. A president who knows what it is going to take to get American businesses hiring and growing again.
So, I am on the record now. I have a tiny reputation here for predicting political happenings.
What do you think?
Here is a link to his official Biography.
What are your predictions?