I know that came from God Almighty, and I’ve been on a twelve-year journey ever since, trying to figure out what I’m supposed to do in order to help make this a better world, and to make America a better country again. And I know that we live in the greatest country in the world, even though the current occupant of the White House doesn’t understand that concept. He doesn’t think that America is exceptional, but most of us think that it is.
I’ve been campaigning for many months now, talking to a lot of people and listening to them. And I’ve got to tell you: Their disconnect from this president and this administration is absolutely unbelievable.
But come Nov. 6, 2012, there will be a reconnect; a very different kind of commander in chief — a CEO of Self — will be elected, one who knows how to make the United States of America united again.
— Herman Cain, who is running for the Republican nomination for president, is the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza. This is an excerpt from This Is Herman Cain!: My Journey to the White House, published by Threshold and reprinted with permission.