Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Herman Cain Herman Cain stated on September 15, 2011 in an op-ed: "If our recovery were more typical of the postwar era . . . we would have 14 million more jobs today." Herman Cain stated on May 26, 2011 in a YouTube video: "When I became president and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, it was supposed to go bankrupt . . . We turned it around with common-sense business principles." Herman Cain stated on May 21, 2011 in a speech announcing his presidential run: The U.S. has "47 million people on food stamps. That’s 14 million more than when the current occupant of the White House took over."