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WaPo: "Inexplicable: Cain rides high" (Wapo misses the good old "macaca moment" days.)
Washington Compost ^ | 11/11/11 | Jonathan Capehart

Posted on 11/11/2011 10:12:19 AM PST by Fido969

We (read America) spent all day yesterday holding vigil over the presidential ambitions of Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R-Oops). Thanks to a brain hiccup during Wednesday’s debate, Perry, who has watched his savior status slip with each successive debate, now finds himself practically politically dead. All because he couldn’t remember the third federal agency he’d eliminate.

Meanwhile, inexplicably, Herman Cain thrives.

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They're clueless. Baffled.
1 posted on 11/11/2011 10:12:21 AM PST by Fido969
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To: Fido969

So they are their normal selves. ;)


2 posted on 11/11/2011 10:14:13 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Fido969

Is it possible to post more of the article, say 300 words? I ask because I don’t want to give WACOMPOST at browser hit.


3 posted on 11/11/2011 10:15:35 AM PST by frogjerk (America: Innocent until accused or considered being accused by an anonymous party)
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To: Fido969

Cain doesn’t fit their “politician” mold.
He doesn’t try to please everyone, he just gives everyone the choice to support him or not based on his expressed, genuine values.


4 posted on 11/11/2011 10:16:24 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Fido969
"Herman Cain just wants to sell some books...not serious"

Riiiiiiight. Check out his newly designed web page

http://www.hermancain.com/home

He is putting his donations to good use!

5 posted on 11/11/2011 10:16:26 AM PST by Mygirlsmom ("Get ready for an aberration of historic proportions" ...H Cain.."to correct the last one" MGM)
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To: Fido969

Why don’t they come out and say it- “We are doing everything we can to take him down- but the usual stuff is not working”


6 posted on 11/11/2011 10:17:21 AM PST by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofreed <--- oops, see?)
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To: frogjerk

I’ve posted the punchline. The rest is just a self-serving slur of Herman Cain. You’re not missing anything.


7 posted on 11/11/2011 10:17:53 AM PST by Fido969
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To: Fido969

They have not yet figured out that with Sharon’s claims they jumped the shark.


8 posted on 11/11/2011 10:18:04 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Fido969; All
So I couldn't refuse and clicked anyway, and I'm partially glad I did. Look at this gem:

"His sense of humor leaves a lot to be desired. The funny fella yesterday even made a joke about Anita Hill, whose accusations of sexual harassment against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas took the issue out of the shadows. That incredibly tone-deaf move comes as Cain stands accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault. "

I think it is lawsuit time.

9 posted on 11/11/2011 10:19:14 AM PST by frogjerk (America: Innocent until accused or considered being accused by an anonymous party)
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To: Mygirlsmom

Wow! Thanks for the news about the website update. Really nice work on their part. Was finding the old one a bit dated and clunky.


10 posted on 11/11/2011 10:19:28 AM PST by FightforFreedomCA (On the Cain Train to railroad Mitt.)
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To: Fido969

See my post # 9


11 posted on 11/11/2011 10:20:04 AM PST by frogjerk (America: Innocent until accused or considered being accused by an anonymous party)
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To: Fido969

Hey, can someone go to Drudge and look at his main picture of Cain at the moment? What’s with the hair of the woman on the right? Is that a wig or is someone standing behind her? Just looks strange.


12 posted on 11/11/2011 10:20:48 AM PST by parksstp (Articulate Conservatives look for Converts. RINO's look for Democrat Heretics.)
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To: frogjerk
Well, the supposed “assault” was that he supposedly “reached for her genitals”. The author, though, has blinded himself to the fact that every day Bialak’s charges become less and less believable.

The author wants that ridiculous tale to be true so bad that he's completely lost touch with reality.

It's fun to watch them come apart like this. lol.

13 posted on 11/11/2011 10:24:00 AM PST by Fido969
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To: frogjerk
Exactly. It's time to sue the pimps, bastards, and hoes!

Cain's attorney, Lin Wood:

"Better think twice before you accuse Herman Cain!"

14 posted on 11/11/2011 10:24:13 AM PST by CainConservative
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To: Fido969

Rea simple, Cain fought back, Allen did not.


15 posted on 11/11/2011 10:24:29 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Fido969

Wapo misses the good old “macaca moment” days.
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What, Niggerhead rock didn’t sate them? I’m shocked...


16 posted on 11/11/2011 10:24:29 AM PST by Irenic
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To: cuban leaf

You mean the Sharon who no longer has a boyfriend and is living now in Glenview, Il with her son, solely off the child support provided by the son’s father? That Sharon?


17 posted on 11/11/2011 10:24:37 AM PST by bcsco (A vote for Cain will cure the Pain!)
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To: frogjerk

The MSM has no sense of humor whatsoever

Its getting under their skin.


18 posted on 11/11/2011 10:25:26 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: bcsco

—You mean the Sharon who no longer has a boyfriend and is living now in Glenview, Il with her son, solely off the child support provided by the son’s father? That Sharon?—

The very same! :-)


19 posted on 11/11/2011 10:25:44 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Fido969

Until the charges against Cain are proven beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law, no, we are not going to pay any attention to them. There is much more important business at hand. There is a country and a way of life to save, and it’s about time we not let prurient, as-yet unsubstantiated charges against a candidate, which BTW seem to come up every time a conservative black man gets too uppity to suit the elite, distract us from the larger task at hand.


20 posted on 11/11/2011 10:26:07 AM PST by Emile (Leftists are so 'open-minded', their brains have fallen out. -- (HT to GOPJ))
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To: Fido969

Yup! Completely brainwashed.


21 posted on 11/11/2011 10:26:07 AM PST by Paperdoll (I like Herman Cain)
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To: Fido969
They are suprised that their part in the MSM electronic lynching attempt of the "uppity" Cain hasn't worked. Cain is still ahead in the polls instead of their pretty boy Rino and bringing more bucks each day.


22 posted on 11/11/2011 10:27:36 AM PST by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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To: Fido969

Did Brit Hume or Coulter write this?

Pray for America


23 posted on 11/11/2011 10:30:12 AM PST by bray (Hope and Change is Dead and Gone)
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To: frogjerk
"...That incredibly tone-deaf move comes as Cain stands accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault. "

I believe the story that Gloria Allred was peddling met the definition of sexual assault. Fictitious as this charge may be, I believe the reporter was correct in his statement.

What is "incredibly tone-deaf" is the MSM consortium flogging accusations without substance and merit to destroy a man simply because he is a conservative and a black man. This reporting is just shameless character assassination.
Same method they followed to go after Mrs. Palin, because she was a conservative and a woman. The Left-wing Dems and MSM folks go after those that stray from their plantation with a vengeance bordering on madness.
Most people see this for what it is, which is why this 'character assault' isn't taking traction.

24 posted on 11/11/2011 10:30:44 AM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: bcsco

Seriously? When did that happen?

I guess the boyfriend didn’t appreciate being with a lying biotch...


25 posted on 11/11/2011 10:32:59 AM PST by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: parksstp

Now that you pointed it out, must be a gust of wind levitated her wig? The wig hair is on her shoulder, so not likely it is person behind her.


26 posted on 11/11/2011 10:33:20 AM PST by federal__reserve (Dr. Paul Volcker, the best Chairman of federal Reserve in half a century.)
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To: frogjerk
"His sense of humor leaves a lot to be desired. The funny fella yesterday even made a joke about Anita Hill, whose accusations of sexual harassment against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas took the issue out of the shadows. That incredibly tone-deaf move comes as Cain stands accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault. "

A couple of days after the first sexual harassment news broke, I jokingly posted that there was nothing to the accusations as the supermarket tabloids did not have anything on their front pages about it.

I have since been to the supermarket three more times. Most recently about an hour ago.

The tabloids still have nothing on the sexual harassment story.

BTW - did you know that Ch(it)az Bono only has 4 years to live?

27 posted on 11/11/2011 10:33:20 AM PST by N. Theknow (Idi Obama = Just your everyday, ordinary, 3rd World Dictator)
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To: Fido969

Poor Mr. Capehart is all wee-weed up.


28 posted on 11/11/2011 10:33:42 AM PST by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Fido969

Jonathan Capehart is a true jackass.


29 posted on 11/11/2011 10:33:46 AM PST by Grunthor (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0heL2Czeraw)
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To: bcsco

Hmmm, this woman and her son moved in February from Mundelein, IL to Glenview. He claims he wasn’t supporting her when they lived together and he’s not supporting her now. He specifically states she has income coming from the boy’s father in the form of child support. No other form of income is mentioned. So, I Google Mundelein and Glenview and found what I suspected (being an Illinois native myself...)

Mundelein, IL

Per capita income: $26,280
(median: $71,500)
Home value: $
(median: $225,200 (2005))

Glenview, IL

Per capita income: $73,384
(median: $80,730)
Home value: $699,500
(median: $536,817)

There’s money coming from somewhere, and it’s been for a while, if one takes him at his word. I hope the Cain campaign and their attorney is looking into this.


30 posted on 11/11/2011 10:37:02 AM PST by bcsco (A vote for Cain will cure the Pain!)
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To: Fido969

This must be worrisome. If WaPo, NYT, et al, can no longer pull the plug on candidates at will, their whole reason for existence goes up in smoke.


31 posted on 11/11/2011 10:37:22 AM PST by mas cerveza por favor
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To: Emile
There is a country and a way of life to save, and it’s about time we not let prurient, as-yet unsubstantiated charges against a candidate, which BTW seem to come up every time a conservative black man gets too uppity to suit the elite, distract us from the larger task at hand.

You know what I was thinking about all this?

It seems like someone decided, "Hey, look we weren't able to stop Clarence Thomas with Anita Hill and her lame pubic hair on the Coke can story. So, let's try white women this time and make up lurid descriptions of a black man groping them."

32 posted on 11/11/2011 10:38:18 AM PST by N. Theknow (Idi Obama = Just your everyday, ordinary, 3rd World Dictator)
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To: Fido969

If I read one more comment about how terrible it is that Cain, “in the midst of a sex scandal,” joked about Anita Hill or Nancy Pelosi, my head will explode!

Are they serious?

They are outraged that Cain isn’t playing the part of the guilty party here and that due respect isn’t being given to Princess Nancy and the women who slung slime at Clarence Thomas!


33 posted on 11/11/2011 10:38:35 AM PST by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: jcsjcm
There was a link to the video (Chuck Goudie of ABC News Chicago interviewing Harwood) on another thread. Then I found this thread. See my post #30 here based on some very quick fact checking of information gleaned from the video. There's a lot of stuff about this woman that needs to be outed.
34 posted on 11/11/2011 10:40:17 AM PST by bcsco (A vote for Cain will cure the Pain!)
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To: Fido969

They are so used to Republicans assuming the fetal position when attacked, they don’t know what to do when they pick on someone who fights back.


35 posted on 11/11/2011 10:40:36 AM PST by Jeff Chandler (Ah, the old Hope-a-Dope.)
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To: All

Try doing a google on sharon bielik gloria allred

Not much coming up??? Did they wipe the internet clean?


36 posted on 11/11/2011 10:40:58 AM PST by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: jcsjcm
The link to the video is on post #237 of this thread. I don't know what is at the WLS site linked to in the other thread, but this is the ABC site with their own video of the interview with Mark Harwood.
37 posted on 11/11/2011 10:44:43 AM PST by bcsco (A vote for Cain will cure the Pain!)
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To: jcsjcm

“Bialek” don’t know if you spelled wrong on this post or your google search.


38 posted on 11/11/2011 10:45:09 AM PST by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: bcsco
Ex fiance???

Dammit Cain, now he's a home wrecker. /s :):)

39 posted on 11/11/2011 10:48:19 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( The Prudential Governor... Have you bought your piece of the Rick)
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To: sanjuanbob; bcsco

Doh.......

Guess I spelled it incorrect in both places. I’ve spelled it like that all along. Silly me! *headdesk*

bcsco,
Thanks for the links!


40 posted on 11/11/2011 10:49:06 AM PST by jcsjcm (This country was built on exceptionalism and individualism. In God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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To: jcsjcm

Try “Bialek”...


41 posted on 11/11/2011 10:53:07 AM PST by txmissy
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To: gov_bean_ counter

They broke up back in February, so why was it reported that they were still engaged? Did she say he was still her fiance? A history of lies?


42 posted on 11/11/2011 10:55:19 AM PST by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: bcsco
There’s money coming from somewhere, and it’s been for a while, if one takes him at his word. I hope the Cain campaign and their attorney is looking into this.

Wow! That is quite interesting.

43 posted on 11/11/2011 10:56:01 AM PST by proud American in Canada (Go, Herman!)
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To: Mygirlsmom
Appreciate the heads up...Looking much better now.

I also like that it is not "over-done". I can get around the site easily. Listening to a Rush clip from Cain's site now. ;)

44 posted on 11/11/2011 11:04:20 AM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Fido969
Is there any wonder they are baffled, look at the type of people we are talking about. These are thesame people that when Ronald Reagan died they sat in shock at the out pouring of emotions by the public. It was almost commical watching the 'lamestream' boys and talking heads try to cover that which they could not explain and so it is here.

The 'Lamestream' media, the rino's, inside the beltway boys and political pundits of all stripes never saw Cain as a viable candidate. There has been a solid stream of reasons coming from them since he announced as to why Cain couldn't be taken seriously, why Cain can’t win, why Cain is only a second tier candidate and as those reasons grew thinner in substance they have been forced again and again to find more and different reasons as to why Cain can't win.

Why do they continue to derail Cain even as he defeats their arguments against him?

There are any number of reason, he is not a member of the insiders club for one, he’s not a known career politician for another, but mostly these people just don’t understand a man like Herman Cain. Not that that is entirely their fault, because men like Herman Cain are so rare these days, men of real integrity.

It’s been at least 30 years since these people have had to deal with some of Cain’s stripe and they are completely out of their depths in trying to understand him.

Herman Cain who truly was until recently a virtual unknown had faith enough in himself to decide to run for President of the United States on his own. There was no Media hype/pressure/build-up about a possible run, there was no urging by members of the Party, no words spoken into his ear by party players, elites, beltway boys or pundits, not even a word of encouragement from the Republican Party of his home state only faith in himself.

And time and time again Herman Cain has shown just what kind of man he is. Is he without faults? Hardly, no man is without his faults, but one measure of a man is how he faces his faults and Herman not only faces his faults, but admits to them, learns from them, teaches others from then and lastly he laughs at himself over them and it takes a man who is truly sure in himself to be able to laugh at their own mistakes.

Considering the great numbers of skeptics on this forum I am sure there will be a good number of FReepers who will find this post funny and stupid, but here goes: I think one of the reasons people support Herman and why so many skeptics can’t see Cain for what he is can be summed up in the following lines from the 2003 movie 'Secondhand Lions'

Hub: "Sometimes the things that may or may not be true are the things a man needs to believe in the most. That people are basically good; that honor, courage, and virtue mean everything; that power and money, money and power mean nothing; that good always triumphs over evil; and I want you to remember this, that love... true love never dies. You remember that, boy. You remember that. Doesn't matter if it's true or not. You see, a man should believe in those things, because those are the things worth believing in."

In Herman Cain we see a good man, an honorable man, a man that has made his mark through his own effort and owes no one other than God and his Parents for his success. We see a man who did not seek money and power, but achieved them and a yet they clearly hold no sway over him.


45 posted on 11/11/2011 11:08:01 AM PST by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: Fido969
Poll Report: Cain Takes/Increases Lead in Iowa, Florida, South Carolina, and Ohio
46 posted on 11/11/2011 11:11:25 AM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: Fido969

Apparently, rolling out five liars isn’t enough to make a lie morph into the truth. They’ll just have to go shopping again.

Recall the (paraphrased) words of James Carville re Paula Jones, when he said it’s amazing what you can find by dragging $100 through a trailer park.

Maybe the democrat johns should offer more.


47 posted on 11/11/2011 11:13:41 AM PST by DPMD (~)
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To: Fido969

The state-controlled media emperor has no clothes.


48 posted on 11/11/2011 11:15:26 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: Fido969
The Liberal Press and far left progressives love this Marxist, half Black, anti-American we have as president and they don't want to see anyone near Conservative replace this Marxist negro let alone another Black who loves his country. As for Perry, he is a decent man and far from toast however, Newt is still one of two adults on the stage and one of two with knowledge of our Constitution and what this country does or should stand for....also one of two who is not afraid to call a spade a spade.
49 posted on 11/11/2011 11:22:55 AM PST by yoe
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To: Mygirlsmom

I wish his Veterans Day video salute was being played on National TV all weekend:

http://www.hermancain.com/video/veterans_day_11_11_11


50 posted on 11/11/2011 11:33:46 AM PST by BagCamAddict (If Perry had been asked about the Cain 999 plan, he would have said: 9, 9, .......what?)
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