The pizza man finally came clean during an interview published in the December issue of GQ. “And as it turns out, the song comes from the Pokémon movie, and I didn't know that.”, So the mystery of how he’d come across the song, and why he mistakenly attributed it to the 2000 Olympics, was solved. But that it came from a song only came to light in August, when during a debate Cain said, “A poet once said, 'Life can be a challenge, life can seem impossible, but it's never easy when there's so much on the line.'" David A. Graham on why that’s the perfect way for the GOP hopeful to go out. Presidential candidates usually like to go out with a bang rather than a whimper. He insisted he hadn’t been watching Pokémon videos (perhaps the most credible of his denials in recent weeks), but wasn’t clear on where exactly he might have heard the lyrics. But the whole thing is a classic Cain move—and one that fittingly sums up his campaign. — but his campaign is unquestionably over, and in the course of closing his goodbye speech, Cain uttered what Stewart termed as “the greatest nine words ever spoken by an American politician.”, “I believe these words came from the Pokemon movie.”. Herman Cain is probably balls deep in some side pus$y right now, isn’t he? As with so much of his campaign, it was cringe-worthy, kind of crazy, and unintentionally humorous. Moreover, Cain’s obstinate use of the phrase on his way out the door is emblematic of his disdain for media and political elites. ‘Life can be a challenge. A politician can impart one final inspirational message to disappointed supporters—like Hillary Clinton’s parting words during the 2008 campaign, when she said, “Although we weren't able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time, thanks to you, it's got about 18 million cracks in it.” More resentful words can be equally memorable. Minions, Mario, And The Grateful Dead — 2020’s Weirdest Sneaker Collaborations, The Best Bourbon At Every Price Point From $10-$100, How ‘Fall Guys’ Became Gaming’s Surprise Quarantine Hit, Peter Murray And The Professional Fighters League Are Bringing Fans ‘MMA 2.0’, Talib Kweli & Diamond D Talk D.I.T.C., Fat Joe, ‘Diam Piece’, The BX, And ATCQ, BRS Kash Performs His Campy Anti-Love Song ‘Throat Baby’ For ‘UPROXX Sessions’, HUF’s Keith Hufnagel In His Final Video Interview — From NYC Skater To Streetwear Icon, Lil Keed Gives A Slippery Performance Of ‘Fox 5’ For ‘UPROXX Sessions’. Closing a rambling press conference in Atlanta where he announced the suspension of his bid for the GOP presidential nomination, Cain said, “I believe these words came from the Pokémon movie.

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart is bemused by Herman Cain's decision to quote lines from "Pokemon: The Movie 2000" during his Saturday farewell speech. Subscribe Herman Cain — American Businessman born on December 13, 1945, Herman Cain is an American author, business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia. But why would be use the lyrics in what could be his political last words?

Thanks for the memories, Herman Cain. Why he suspended it instead of just ending it outright isn’t exactly clear — probably because by suspending it he can still take in donations from delusional supporters and have their contributions matched by the federal government (fiscal conservatism!) Throughout the campaign, Cain repeatedly reached for snappy, glib, inspirational phrases—often, it seemed, without having thought them through. It was apparently the legacy of his years as a motivational speaker, a sector in which empty but punchy quotes are the coin of the realm and are seldom quarried for their original source. Curious Googlers soon found that it wasn’t a poet but a disco siren who had authored the words, and that they came from the anime movie. There’s a mission just for you and me.’” The verses he cited are from the song “Power of One,” by the disco singer Donna Summer, which was the theme of the 1999 movie., As you may have heard, former crap pizza peddler and straight-up pimp Herman Cain mercifully “suspended” his hilarious circus of presidential campaign on Saturday. Life can seem impossible.

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But that didn’t stop him: he was soon on his heels, offering half-baked notions of exemptions for the poor. When reminded that they already them, he was unrepentant: "I would say to them, do you think I'm dumb enough not to study up on these issues? In November, he worried publicly that China was developing nuclear weapons. According to IMDB, the film tells the story of how "Ash Ketchum must gather the three spheres of fire, ice and lightning in order to restore balance to the Orange Islands.". And in other water cooler news, Jimmy Kimmel put together a little tribute video to Cain.Dec. When ending his speech Saturday, Cain once again did it his way: even with acknowledging the source for his quote, he still proudly recited it. Herman Cain Pokemon Daily Show Quotes. You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because, gentleman, this is my last press conference, The former restaurant executive been quoting the “Power of One” since the beginning of his campaign, half-baked notions of exemptions for the poor. Although he rebounded to win the presidency six years later, Richard Nixon’s valediction after losing the 1962 California gubernatorial race forever cemented his image as bitter and angry: “You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore, because, gentleman, this is my last press conference.". But you and I can make a difference. I have been studying on these issues for months." It’s never easy when there’s so much on the line.

The words had become something of a mantra for the Cain campaign, the song that had become an unofficial second theme song—behind Krista Branch’s Tea Party anthem “I Am America” (that’s the soaring music heard at the end of Cain’s infamous ad that featured campaign manager Mark Block smoking a cigarette.). The Daily Show's Jon Stewart is bemused by Herman Cain's decision to quote lines from "Pokemon: The Movie 2000" during his Saturday farewell speech.