Nov. 29, 2011
BOSTON — Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain is now defending himself against new allegations that he carried on a 13-year extramarital affair. The woman who has stepped forward with the claim, Ginger White, is the fifth person to accuse the candidate of impropriety.
Fergus Cullen, the former chairman of the New Hampshire Republican Party, said Cain's luck is running out.
"We've seen this in the old movies from the 1800s," he said on "The Callie Crossley Show" on Nov. 29. "You know, in the cabin, the patient lies tossing and turning feverish in the next room, phasing in and out of reality. The doctor comes and speaks to the family and says 'We're sorry. There's nothing more we can do; the internal bleeding from the self-inflicted wounds is just too much, it's only a matter of time now.' And that's where Herman Cain's candidacy is."
Cullen also said that Cain has gotten more credit as a candidate on the campaign trail than he was due and that this is the beginning of the end for his Presidential aspirations.
MORE CALLIE CROSSLEY SHOW
NPR: CAIN 'REASSESSING'
Sign-up for WGBH News updates, WGBH promotions, and previews of what's coming up on WGBH TV.