GOPokemon: an odd poetic quotation from Herman Cain

GOP candidate Herman Cain at last night's debate: ""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.'" That poet? The lyricist for the themesong to Pokémon: The Movie 2000, recorded by Ms Donna Summer. Who knew retrogamer chic was a Republican value?

The Mystery of Herman Cain and the Donna Summer Lyrics (via Reddit)


  1. Choice quote from commenter KalindaFan on “This explains why when he was asked about Islamic terrorists, his response was “gotta catch ’em all!”

  2. Is 2000 retro already?  man, I remember when that was the future.

    Anyway, Mr. Cain, don’t let the haters get you down.  always remember “You’ve got the Touch,  You’ve got the Power!”

  3. Now, what will happen is Michele Bachmann will become the GOP presidential candidate, and enter the White House.

    Shortly afterwards, Herman will have to win four more elections sequentially before he, in turn, becomes the next president.

  4. Herman Cain stands looking at a map of the states needed to win the nomination. As he contemplates the long presidential road ahead, he whispers his campaign slogan: “Gotta catch ’em all.”

  5. Sorry, I got distracted from this important political news by the important news story that an Olympic-hopeful skiier pissed on a girl while on a plane that was linked from this article.

  6. Every challenge along the way
    With courage I will face
    I will battle every day
    To claim my rightful place
    -Herman Cain ’12

  7. Hurm… 
    basic math suggests that kids who flocked to see the movie would now be the proper age for voting.
    could this be just an attempt to trigger a lost memory in their mind about how Ash overcame the odds and saved the world?

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