Former presidential candidate Herman Cain, who was often ridiculed for his verbal missteps during the 2012 campaign, will get a chance to make a few more — or prove he has more important things to say. Deadline.com reports that Cain is joining the vast ranks of politicians-turned-TV-news contributors, having just been added to the Fox News lineup.
“The former National Restaurant Association CEO, who ran for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, will join other recent additions to the cable news network like former senator Scott Brown and former congressman Dennis Kucinich,” Deadline reports.
In a statement today, Bill Shine, Fox News Channel executive VP of programming, said: “Cain’s impressive resume makes him a valuable addition to the Fox News and Fox Business lineup. As a political expert with business savvy, he brings an important voice to the nation’s debates.”
The report notes: “Since dropping out in his bid for the Republican nomination last year, Cain has made frequent appearances on Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ as a mock president detailing his decision-making process.”