It didn’t take much to get Herman Cain to sing for the crowd gathered at the National Press Club in Washington Monday. The frontrunner for the Republican nomination, faced with the full-fledged frontrunner’s scandal, stood before the crowd here and again denied the allegations he sexually harassed two female employees while the head of the National Restaurant Association.
He also sang a hymn where he asked for forgiveness for his faults. It was an interesting public appearance for a presidential candidate.
Asked about the Politico story rocking his campaign today, Cain again dismissed them — and again claimed that he knew nothing about any of the cash settlements between the National Restaurant Association and the accusers reported by Politico and NBC News.
He seem to insinuate that some of his opponents helped plant the story that threatens to up-end his surging campaign.
“This bullseye on my back has gotten bigger,” Cain said. “We have no idea the source of this witch hunt, and that’s what this is.”
At the urging of the event’s host, Cain also sang a song. He chose a religious tune that included a call for forgiveness: