A Republican Candidate for President campaigned in Philadelphia July 4th instead of shaking hands in an early primary state.
Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO Herman Cain came to Philadelphia on Independence Day to speak to a Tea Party rally. He says Philadelphia was his choice because it’s the city where the Constitution was born. He says the US would be better off if the Constitution were followed more closely and hopes to make that happen in next year’s election.
“We’re going to alter the control of the United States Senate in 2012, we’re going to alter in 2012 the occupant of the White House,” said Cain.
Cain concedes he doesn’t have the name recognition of the top Republican Candidates.
“My name ID is only 50 percent of their name ID, so that means I have nowhere to go but up, they have nowhere to go but down. In business terms I’m the growth candidate,” said Cain.
Cain says his strategy is to go to small rallies to make his sales pitch to the people who make the final decision in the voting booth.