For a man who once said he had majored in math but "never took a course in political correctness," Herman Cain's ascension in the Republican presidential campaign has been, if nothing else, rich with zingers. And if his time in the limelight has been any indication, he's just getting started. Take a look at seven of Mr. Cain's most memorable quotes.
President Obama failed to kiss his wife when a Kiss Cam focused on the First Couple Monday at a USA basketball exhibition in Washington. When the Kiss Cam turned its gaze on the couple a second time, the President gave Michelle Obama a big kiss.
The NAACP crowd booed Mitt Romney, and polls say that the president could win at least 95 percent of the African-American vote. Still, Obama may need that and more in key states.
TSA could hardly have singled out a worse person for pat-down treatment than Sen. Rand Paul, up-and-coming libertarian standard-bearer and son of GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul. He's not the only one on Capitol Hill to complain about pat-downs.
The Monitor's language columnist on the usefulness of the suitcase metaphor.
Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Mitt Romney are on the record about how they would vote. Other Republican candidates have sidestepped the matter, saying Ron Paul won't be the GOP nominee.
Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Ron Paul are in the top two slots in both Iowa and New Hampshire. But there’s little doubt about who would win in a Romney-Paul matchup.
Donald Trump won't moderate a Republican debate after all. The problem, he said, was that the GOP establishment is terrified that he himself might run for president as an independent.