“I believe these words came from the Pokémon movie. Life can be a challenge. Life can seem impossible. It’s never easy when there’s so much on the line. But you and I can make a difference. There’s a mission just for you and me.”
He first attributed the quote to "a poet," and later claimed he had heard the song over a montage following the 2000 Summer Olympics.
While Cain was a frontrunner in some polls, it is not known how many of his supporters were Pokémon fans. An unofficial poll on Bulbagarden showed he had the support of two out of 32 Bulbagarden forum members.