Herman Cain told aides today he is assessing whether the latest allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior against him “create too much of a cloud” for his Republican presidential candidacy to go forward. Acknowledging the “firestorm” arising from an accusation of infidelity, Cain only committed to keeping his campaign schedule for the next several days, in a conference call with his senior staff. “If a decision is made, different than to plow ahead, you all will be the first to know,” he said, according to a transcript of the call made by the National Review, which listened to the conversation/Associated Press. More here. (AP photo: Ginger White, posing for this photo near Dunwoody, Ga., said Monday she and Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain had a 13-year extramarital affair)
Question: Why would Ginger White come forward now to apparently blow the whistle on Cain?