Cain’s Appeal Tested By Harassment Claims | Talking Points Memo

Businessman Herman Cain doesn’t have much of a campaign structure, something that TPM has been tracking for weeks now. His rise in the polls as the latest alternative to former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney has been fueled almost completely by his likeability, while former frontrunner Texas Gov. Rick Perry has completely tanked on favorability, and consequently fallen hard in the polls. But the new allegations that two women accused Cain of “sexually suggestive” harassment (which he has called “false”) strikes directly at exactly what’s driving Cain’s rise to the top of the GOP primary.

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