Herman Cain insists that if it hadn’t for allegations of his “sexual impropriety” he’d have been accepting the Republican nomination for the presidency last night instead of Mitt Romney. In order to clear his name the eccentric businessman is launching an investigation to find out who was the source of the scandalous stories that derailed his campaign. The Huffington Post reports:
Former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain said this week that he’s personally paying for an investigation to determine the source of the “sexual impropriety reports” that he alleges brought down his campaign.
“The [GOP] process is fair but many people that are involved in the process are not fair and they are not honest,” Cain said on CBS Sunday. “If everyone had competed fairly and honestly, I’d probably be the nominee being nominated this week.”
Cain abandoned his presidential bid last December amid escalating allegations of sexual impropriety.
In late October 2011, two women had come forward accusing Cain of sexual harassment and misconduct during his time as CEO of the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s. Similar accusations were later made by two additional women.
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