Skip to comments.We Should Not be Surprised by the Left's Racist Hit Job on Herman Cain
Posted on 10/31/2011 11:56:37 AM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: You know, I guess I shouldn't be surprised, folks. After all of these years, none of us should be surprised, but I still am. Look at how quickly what is known as the mainstream media goes for the ugliest racial stereotypes they can to attack a black conservative. You know who's laughing himself silly today is Bill Clinton. (imitating Clinton) "Yeah, I really did it. Ha-ha. They praised me and they went as far out of their way as they could. Even my old buddy Carville is out there and he's saying, 'Look what happens when you drag a dollar bill through a trailer park, you get Paula Jones.' I have everybody defending me and they're going after this black guy, and they're going after him with some of the ugliest racial stereotypes I have ever seen. That's how our side does it; we get away with it. I just love it. I love watching it."
What's next, folks? A cartoon on MSNBC showing Herman Cain with huge lips eating a watermelon? What are they gonna do next? No, Snerdley, I'm not kidding. The racial stereotypes that these people are using to go after Herman Cain, what is the one thing that it tells us? It tells us who the real racists are, yeah, but it tells us that Herman Cain is somebody. Something's going on out there. Herman Cain obviously is making some people nervous for this kind of thing to happen.
RUSH: Let's do this Herman Cain story. I started out by talking about Clinton, and Bill Clinton must be laughing himself sick over this hit job from The Politico on Cain. And Cain now has denied it, without question. He has categorically denied any of this. But a story like this involving Bill Clinton, why, Clinton would be getting high fives, millions of dollars of campaign contributions from the NAGs. If this story were about Bill Clinton, the left would be circling the wagons doing everything they can to fend off the charge. I mean this story is a joke that can only truly be appreciated by Clinton and other sexual predators. The sources, which include the recollections of close associates and other documentation, describe episodes that left the women upset and offended.
"These incidents include conversations allegedly filled with innuendo or personal questions of a sexually suggestive nature, taking place at hotels during conferences, at other officially sanctioned restaurant association events and at the associations offices. There were also descriptions of physical gestures that were not overtly sexual but that made women who experienced or witnessed them uncomfortable." What the hell could that be? Need help here. What physical gestures that were not overtly sexual, what could they be that would make you uncomfortable that would fall in line with sexual harassment? What in the world could they be? (interruption) Well, that would be overtly sexual if he did that. There were descriptions of physical gestures that were not overtly sexual. Licked his lips with his tongue while looking at them. Well, dream on. "Made women who experienced or witnessed them uncomfortable and that they regarded as improper in a professional relationship." That appears to be it. That appears to be it.
Now, we don't have any evidence of ice packs on a busted lip as we had with Juanita Broaddrick and Bill Clinton. Yeah, Bill Clinton and Juanita Broaddrick, "Hey babe, you better put some ice on that, you're bleeding at the lip." We don't have any of that. This story appears to me to be a close relative of the hit job that the Washington Post is doing on Marco Rubio. It's not a news story. This is gutter partisan politics, and it's the politics of minority conservative personal destruction, is what you've got here. Rubio and Cain unfit to lead, don't you see. We cannot have a black Republican running for the office of president. We can't have one elected. We can't have an Hispanic.
The left owns those two groups, and those two groups are gonna forever be minorities. Those groups cannot ever be seen to be self-sufficient or rising above, on their own. Those two groups are owned -- lock, stock, and barrel -- by the Democrat Party and anything good that happens to any black or Hispanic in American politics can only happen via the Democrat Party. "If it happens elsewhere, we're gonna destroy those people -- a la Clarence Thomas." (interruption) No. Herman Cain doesn't have a bimbo eruptions person like Betsy What's Her Name, Betsey Wright. During the '92 presidential campaign, some of you youngsters out there may not remember this but during the '92 presidential campaign there were all kinds of bimbos popping up all over the country claiming that Clinton had actually done things at them, not just engaged in gestures that "were not overtly sexual."
They had Betsey Wright and she was in charge of "bimbo eruptions." That was her title, and whenever a bimbo erupted, they sent Betsy Wright on her to pay 'em off or to shut 'em up or to threaten 'em or what have you. But I tell you what this really is. It really is about blacks and Hispanics getting too "uppity." That's what this is. "You don't achieve in American politics as a Republican, as a self-reliant individual or conservative. You don't do it. You try it and we're going to destroy you!" Washington Post and Marco Rubio last week and the week before; today, Herman Cain. Now Clinton is laughing because he knows the media and the liberals are gonna treat a black conservative far different than how they would treat any Democrat.
Nobody is gonna ask Bill Clinton to comment on this. (That's why I'm doing it for him.) No one's gonna be ask Hillary Clinton to comment. The last time something this came up with Bill Clinton and they asked Hillary about it on the Today show, she blamed the "vast right-wing conspiracy" for it. So what you have here is a wonderful, marvelous, all-consuming story for the State-Controlled Media, classic the crime hit job on a black conservative, and it is a distraction -- and let's not forget what's really going on out there. Fast and Furious. There are now 17 congressmen demanding Eric Holder's resignation for his department giving thousands of deadly weapons (paid for with taxpayer money to Mexican drug cartels) that have resulted in 200 murders. That happened in the Obama regime.
There is Solyndra and the ongoing crony capitalism scandal of "green energy" that is taking place. Record level of food stamps. Democrats all over the news today saying it looks bad for Obama. We have the rise of radical Islam in the Middle East. The Occupy Wall Street story is starting to backfire. We have Steve Jobs in his biography, the Walter Isaacson biography describing a "can't-do president." Jobs is quoted by Isaacson as saying Obama disappointed him because every time Jobs and his group of entrepreneurs meeting with Obama suggested something, Obama would say, "Well, we just can't do that. We can't get that done," and Jobs did not allow that at Apple. There was no such thing as you can't do it. There is a marvelous story.
In fact, Wallace Isaacson's book on Steve Jobs has me mesmerized. In fact, I have finished it. It's over 600 pages. I was unable to put it down. I learned a lot of things I didn't know about Steve Jobs, not all of them pretty. But this book has given rise to every emotion I have. I've gotten choked up. I've got misty-eyed. I've gotten angry. I've felt regret. I've felt short-changed. Every emotion possible to have I've had reading this book. There's one story about the iPhone to illustrate Jobs' frustration with Obama (although I'm putting two things together here to arrive at this conclusion). Jobs wanted and needed a particular kind of glass for the iPhone display, a touch screen and it had to be very strong glass and so forth. And he found a guy at Corning who, years ago, had developed a process.
But they had given it up. There was never a market for it, years and years ago, and it was languishing as a process that Corning wasn't doing. Jobs went and talked to the guy. His name was Weeks, Wendell Weeks, the CEO of Corning. Weeks said, "We can't do this." Jobs said, "Don't be afraid. You can do it. Get your arms around it; you can do it," and they did it. The Corning guy did it in a record amount of time, and the Corning guy's got one memento in his office, one framed memento, and it's a note from Steve Jobs: "We couldn't have done it without you," being the iPhone. So here's jobs Obama, Obama telling Jobs, "We can't do this. It's probably politics. We just can't get it done," and Jobs saying (paraphrased), "I'm disappointed as hell with the guy. We don't know what that is.
"He can't get it done. Obama can't get anything done. Everybody's frustrated with him." Now they've sent out Michelle Obama in an unprecedented role. She is going to the homes of rich people in Florida to rip rich people -- uh, rich Republicans. They have turned her into an attack dog on the campaign trail. That's unprecedented for a first lady. These are the things that are going on, ladies and gentlemen, while they try to destroy Herman Cain. Obama is a can't-do president: Solyndra, Fast and Furious, the absolute scandal that is the Porkulus stimulus, the destruction of the US economy -- and The Politico and the mainstream media has launched an unconscionable, racially stereotypical attack on an independent, self-reliant conservative black because that is not allowed. Now, if we had...
I want to look at a couple things today from a different perspective. What would the left be doing right now if, let's say, there were an assault on Obama of this nature. Let's say that some conservative publication ran a story exactly like this: Unnamed sources, 15 years ago, with every detail of Obama sexual harassment. What would the Democrat national committee and what would the media be doing? They would be going after the women. They would be targeting these women, and they would name names, and they would destroy them. That is what the Democrats and the media would do. They would set out to find out who these women are that talked to the conservative publication and they would destroy them.
They would call these women racists for trying to destroy a black politician. They would claim that they're working for the Republican National Committee. They would claim that these two women (or these women, whoever), had been hired by the Republican National Committee to engage in this smear and lie campaign against Obama. They would go after these women. They would destroy them. They would make the women the bad guys. They would dig into every minor thing in these women's lives that they have ever done. They would trash them, they would make them prove the unprovable -- because this is war, and that's how they fight it. Anything goes, as far as they're concerned, and they cannot allow a black or an Hispanic to rise to the top of a political establishment that is not Democrat.
RUSH: You think I'm wrong about this? Jackie Robinson in the 1960s was denounced. Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, was denounced as an "Uncle Tom" because he supported Republicans in the 1960s. Jackie Robinson. The left, the Democrat Party of the day called Jackie Robinson an Uncle Tom. Throughout the history of this program people have called and asked me, "Why do Republicans do X?" or, "Why don't Republicans do Y?" This is your answer: The Republican Party is scared to death of the mainstream media. They are deathly afraid of it. Herman Cain was not. Herman Cain exhibited no fear of the mainstream media. Herman Cain, on the campaign trail, is saying what he believes; proposing what he's proposing.
This is how the mainstream media keeps the Republican Party in check: They're scared to death of this kind of thing happening to them. Pure and simple. It's also why (I'm just predicting) you're not going to see too many people in the official Republican establishment rise up to Herman Cain's defense. You know, if this exact circumstance (as I just mentioned) had happened in a conservative publication, not only would the Democrats and the media be going after the women -- as James Carville did and others during the Clinton years -- they'd be going after the reporters. They'd be going after the publication. Anybody who had anything to do with the story, it would be search-and-destroy. Our side will not do that. Herman Cain stood up to the media, he did not act afraid, and so he had to be slapped down. Is it coincidental this all happened at night before he's to address the National Press Club.
RUSH: You know, folks, we don't even have to go back to the ancient days of the Clinton administration to see the double standard that exists here. Look at the contortions that the news media went through to ignore the Anthony Weiner story. Remember how they just did everything they could to ignore that. And then they wanted to find out what the women were. Remember that? That's right. They wanted to find out who the women were that Anthony Weiner was texting -- and then they wanted to attack Andrew Breitbart for daring to bring it up. They did everything they could to deflect attention away from Weiner.
The problem in this case was that Weiner was not a very sympathetic figure, and his name did not do much to help this. His name made the whole story a laughingstock. So when they couldn't ignore it, when they couldn't get anybody else to ignore it, the media also just laughed about it. Look at how they ignored the John Edwards story! Look at how they went out of their way to cover that up. Look at how they went out of their way to do everything they could to make sure nobody find out about the John Edwards story. You compare Clinton, John Edwards, Anthony Weiner to this? Now, Cain's flatly denying this, but I'm gonna tell you something here, folks: The Democrats are desperate. They are as desperate as are their accomplices in the crime.
So get used to this. The Democrats are on the verge of losing the Senate and the White House. In that circumstance, no smear is too low because everything's at stake here. Liberalism's at stake. Liberalism is at risk of getting a pink slip. Liberalism, the ideology, is now the target. Leftists will do anything possible to keep it alive and themselves in power. So everybody looking down the road a year from now to an October Surprise, an Obama October Surprise? It's gonna be a political bloodbath, a scaremongering freak fest the likes we have not seen before. That's what we're in store for, and this is the warm-up act. This is the harbinger.
DNC views Cain as a runaway .
From their plantation
Of course its going to get ugly. And should Cain actually be the GOP nominee, its going to be downright dirty.
The Democrats and the MSM play for keeps.
Your poster is needed on this thread.
We aren’t and we aren’t surprised that the RINOS probably had a hand in it too.
Well, if there’s a man out there who hasn’t somehow offended some woman for any reason, sometimes merely by existing, I’d like to know who it is..........
That is very possible, especially the pundits who are rooting for Mitt Romney. (We know who these are, don’t we?)
Whenever Team Romney had rumors they wanted to start about other candidates,
Jonathan Martin has been their go-to guy to get those rumors in writing in front of a national audience.
And The Most Irresponsible Journalist Award Goes to The Politicos Jonathan Martin!
So tell me, how do you write a news story about an organization paying for a speaker when you dont even know if the organization is paying for the speaker?
Ask journalist Jonathan Martin. He knows all about it.
You see, Jonny wrote a piss poor story the other day about how the Iowa Family Policy Center will be paying a large speaker fee if Sarah Palin comes to Iowa to keynote the IFPCs fall funderaiser.
The only problem is that Jonny has no sources confirming that any exorbitant fee is being charged or paid.
Jonny also got some inside info from David Kochel, who was a top aide to former (and future) presidential candidate, Mitt Romney.
Hey Dave, didnt I just read a story about how Mitt Romney tried to buy off the Iowa Christian Alliance?
I heard you helped facilitate that little scheme. And somehow you are shocked at the thought of a well-known political figure (who very likely isnt running for president) getting paid a speakers fee for (gasp) a public speaking appearance? ..
and then weve got Tim Albrecht quoted. He was the Iowa spokesman for Romneys 2008 caucus campaign.
And it always seemed like, whenever the Romney people had rumors they wanted to start about other candidates,
Jonny was their go-to guy to get those rumors in writing in front of a national audience.
"Who's the Palin Leaker from the McCain Campaign?
National Review Online The publication of a Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin
appears to have opened old wounds in the McCain campaign.
... the source of the Diva leak was Nicolle Wallaces husband."
So WHO the hell does Fox go to for an expert opinion on this sleazey hit piece but effing ed rollins, master hitter. G-D spare me this horsecrap!!!!! Right now! Dambbbbb!
Yup. Someone’s got their Mitts all over this.
...”So get used to this. The Democrats are on the verge of losing the Senate and the White House. In that circumstance, no smear is too low because everything’s at stake here. Liberalism’s at stake. Liberalism is at risk of getting a pink slip. Liberalism, the ideology, is now the target. Leftists will do anything possible to keep it alive and themselves in power. So everybody looking down the road a year from now to an October Surprise, an Obama October Surprise? It’s gonna be a political bloodbath, a scaremongering freak fest the likes we have not seen before. That’s what we’re in store for, and this is the warm-up act. This is the harbinger”...
The Democrats and the MSM are the scum of the earth and I am beginning to find it hard to trust anyone who supports them with money, time or you name it..They are not patriots..They are power mongers and they will stop at nothing to get it..Be warned, America..This is war and your enemy is the DNC and the MSM. Poor Herman Cain..He has now been attacked by true, vicious, violent racists who may be running guns to the Mexican drug cartels. Does anyone need to know more?
It should not be too difficult to find out if Mitt had anything to do with starting these allegations. If proven that there is a connection, he should feel the consequences.
The Perry supporters are already posting vile rumors and pure vitriol at a pace and intensity that puts even PSMBC and the DNC to shame. At this point Obama’s best friends are Perry supporters.
Soon our own Rinos will be using these false allegations the same way they used them against Sarah Palin as to why she should not run.We Conservatives are going to have to take a stand on this lying and fear-mongering at some point.We must have a real conservative choice in OUR PRIMARIES.
What the conservatives need to do is get those 2 young people who exposed the whole Acorn setup to get background on the 2 women who “supposedly”made these charges years ago. Get their stories, their backgrounds, find out who paid them to come forward now (ie wanna bet its Acorn related?)....etc. Time to expose the exposers!
Nothing in your links says something about Rush purporting that Politico would help Mitt Romney. That said, I have said from the begging when Politico came on the scene that anything they write has to be taken with a grain of salt. I am glad Fox News finally woke up and realized Politico is a left wing site. As a matter of fact it is 0-bama’ favorite site
Just one of the reasons I left the GOP in 1998, when the Senate refused to have a "real trial" for Bill Xlinton! The Republic is so FUBAR'd.
Oh, a leftist probably did it. Unfortunately he is also a contender for the Republican seat. My bet is on Romney.
If from a GOP campaign plant, then that campaign might remember an ancient bit of wisdom about sowing and reaping!
Reversing the current president's systematic dismantling of the Founders' Republic should be the primary goal and aim of any true conservative candidate. Destroying the reputations of fellow fighters in that cause should be a disqualifier for anyone who is found to participate in or persist in that kind of competition.
Think about it!
Remember, this President has been campaigning since January 2009!
They have to try and destroy all candidates since mac daddy has nothing else to run on.
Yep, and I am sick of them.
I guess you also heard Krauthammer say that the story has legs. I am done now with Krauthammer
“I am done now with Krauthammer”
He has been straining my loyalty to him and FOX for some time but I am with you. He be done!
Didn’t he used to work for Walter Mondale?