Everybody is trying to figure out who the real Herman Cain is. Slowly, but surely reports about his past are coming to the forefront. One of the little known aspects of his past is that Cain ran for the Republican nomination for Georgia Senate in 2004 and lost – but did produce a series of commercials worth taking a look at. Dave Weigel on Slate.com finds a treasure trove of old Cain ads on-line demonstrating his conservative roots, a precursor to his 9-9-9 plan and his folksy charm that seems to have captured the hearts of the fickle Republican primary electorate. The real question: does any of this mean that he’s going to have something else to say past his 9-9-9 plan? We’ll find out soon.
This article originally appeared at Politic365.com.