Romney Aims at Perry, Quiet on Cain

Saturday, 05 Nov 2011 10:46 AM

By Gary Cohen

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Despite trailing Herman Cain in the polls in the 2012 Republican presidential nomination race, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is at least for now not addressing the sexual harassment controversy surrounding Cain, observes The Hill in a report.

romney cain perrySince he went after Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan during the last debate over two weeks ago, Romney has had no negative comments at least publicly about Cain, avoiding any mention of the accusations made by three female employees at the National Restaurant Association that Cain engaged in inappropriate conduct when he headed the Association in the 1990s.

Romney addressed Americans for Properity's annual convention yesterday before Cain took the stage and Romney still said nothing about Cain on any topic.

The Hill raised the unusual tactic of Romney going after Texas Gov. Rick Perry as opposed to taking aim at Cain, pointing out it is not a common practice of candidates to assail the competition which trails you in the polls while avoiding going after the candidate at the top.

Romney this week directed his attack at Perry, with his campaign shipping out a news release yesterday attacking the governor on his tax policy, immigration and stance on Social Security.

The news release stated, "As Rick Perry gets more desperate, it is increasingly clear he will say and do anything to get elected."

Romney may not be able to avoid saying anything about Cain in the next week with GOP presidential debates coming up on Thursday and Saturday.

The Cain controversy is expected to grab the spotlight when the GOP candidates take the stage. Thursday will be the first debate since the sexual harassment story surfaced on Politico last Sunday.

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