Cain not likely to be the next Ike
WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the 39-year-old chairman of the Republican Party, got that deer-in-the-headlights look a week ago when I asked him a simple question.
”Is Cain another Eisenhower?” The context was that over the past century almost no one, save for Herbert Hoover, a disaster, and Dwight D. Eisenhower, had won the presidency before serving in another political office.
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