Coming Full Circle, Former Candidate Herman Cain Now Sings the Pokémon

Herman Cain, whose campaign for the Republican presidential nomination included bizarre references to both SimCity and Pokémon, is officially out of the race. He was still on the ballot for Saturday's primary in South Carolina, though, and made a joint appearance with TV satirist Stephen Colbert in an effort to gin up… » 1/22/12 4:00pm 1/22/12 4:00pm

The Daily Show Proposes Other Pokemon Dialogue For Former GOP…

Herman Cain delivered one of American politics' most bizarre WTF moments when he quoted the Pokemon movie during the press conference where he suspended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Host Jon Stewart and the writers at The Daily Show take that moment and make it more WTF-er by offering up a few… » 12/06/11 3:40pm 12/06/11 3:40pm

Here's Why Former Presidential Candidate Herman Cain Was So Obsessed…

If one didn't know better, it would be easy to think one-time presidential candidate Herman Cain is a gamer. His tax plan seems to be ripped straight out of SimCity and his go-to inspiration quote comes from a Pokémon movie. What gives? » 12/05/11 10:00am 12/05/11 10:00am

Herman Cain Quotes Pokémon as he Suspends his Campaign

Republican Herman Cain quoted a Pokémon movie once more as he suspended his campaign for President of the United States today. » 12/03/11 2:30pm 12/03/11 2:30pm

“It’s a Lie!”: Republican Presidential Front-Runner Herman Cain denies …

According to the latest polls, businessman Herman Cain's currently the Republican most likely to get the GOP presidential nomination. (And, yes, it's early.) One of the reasons that Cain's appeared attractive to the electorate has been his easy-to-understand 9-9-9 proposal to overhaul taxes. Game-savvy political… » 10/28/11 1:40pm 10/28/11 1:40pm

The Sims Team Definitely Got the Idea for This Video from Herman Cain's …

While comparing Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's "9-9-9" tax play to the default settings for a SimCity game was an amusing diversion, no one actually believes Mr. Cain borrowed his ideas from a video game. No one except the video game's creators, that is. » 10/17/11 6:20pm 10/17/11 6:20pm

EA: Hey, If Herman Cain Gets Elected, Don't Blame His Tax Plan on

Did Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain get his "999" tax plan from SimCity 4? Well, probably not, but if he did look to a 2003 urban planning simulation game, don't go blaming developer Maxis if that economic policy fails. » 10/14/11 11:20pm 10/14/11 11:20pm

This Presidential Candidate's Tax Pledge Brought to You by Sim City 4?

Herman Cain, the pizza baron who has risen to the top of the Republican Party's half-hour comedy hour of a preliminary presidential campaign, is getting a lot of truck from pundits for his catchy sounding "9-9-9" tax plan. It's basically a flat 9 percent levy on corporate income, personal income, and sales. That sounds… » 10/13/11 6:00pm 10/13/11 6:00pm