... companies have come back from much worse: E. coli in baby formula, malfunctioning pacemakers, and the J. Crew collection before Jenna Lyons took over. By comparison, Cain’s issues—serial philandering and being foreign-policy challenged—are relatively benign. With a positive attitude and a thoughtful advertising campaign, it’s quite conceivable that Cain’s political lemon could be turned into his own unique brand of lemonade.
Take, for example, his most recent crisis: a single mother comes forward claiming she’s had a 13-year affair with the candidate. Yes, that would be adultery (Cain has denied the allegation). But, it’s adultery in the most humane way possible.