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“This so-called story”: Herman Cain unloads on media in new statement (Watch Video)
Hotair ^ | 11/07/2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT

Posted on 11/07/2011 5:41:39 PM PST by SeekAndFind

Via Todd Starnes of Fox News, is it still a “so-called story” when you have a woman making accusations on TV under her own name? If The One were suddenly facing a bunch of similar claims from his community-organizing days, including one from a named accuser, I’m thinking … yeah, story.

When in trouble, trust in the magic formula to firm up support: Media-bashing + “outsider” authenticity (“I won’t play by the establishment’s rules”) + vagueness on the particulars.

Unfortunately, the media-driven process by which one must seek this opportunity is fundamentally unserious. I have touched on this before – the emphasis on “gaffes,” gotcha questions and time devoted to trivial nonsense – and everyone knows the process only became further detached from relevance this week as the media published anonymous, ancient, vague personal allegations against me.

Once this kind of nonsense starts, the media’s rules say you have to act in a certain way. I am well aware of these rules. And I refuse to play by them

Another reason I refuse to play by these rules is that, by doing it my way, I’m getting much better results. My fundraising has skyrocketed since all this nonsense began. Just this weekend, the Washington Post has come out with a new poll – taken since all this started – showing me in the lead nationally, with my numbers on the rise…

But the process by which we choose our presidents has become so warped that, when something like this happens, the media and political strategists start grading you on whether you play an absurd game by their absurd rules.

A few things. One: The reason there’s been an emphasis on “gaffes” in his case is because all too often the gaffes have to do with significant policy matters. Go watch the clip here again if you missed it earlier. Two: He says later that the witnesses to these alleged harassment incidents are all conspicuously anonymous. Not true, though. Chris Wilson put his name on the record. Three: He makes the point that he’s had thousands of professional conversations over the years, so some people were bound to be rubbed the wrong way. Right, but of course so have Romney and Perry and no one’s accused them of harassment, let alone four people.

Here’s Allred talking to Wolf Blitzer tonight about the charges. She says Bialek won’t accept money for this story and, more noteworthy, claims that she has sworn affidavits from two people who say Bialek told them about the alleged incident with Cain around the time that it happened in 1997. She won’t reveal their names — yet — but she did supposedly read the affidavits to reporters after today’s presser. Oh, and according to John Nolte of Big Hollywood, it turns out Bialek is indeed a registered Republican and that she did in fact attend “Teacon” in Chicago last month, as she claimed. Stay tuned.

I am a serious person, seeking the opportunity to do a serious and very important job. Our nation has very serious problems, particularly of an economic nature, and Barack Obama does not have the skill, knowledge or will to solve them.

I do.

Unfortunately, the media-driven process by which one must seek this opportunity is fundamentally unserious. I have touched on this before – the emphasis on “gaffes,” gotcha questions and time devoted to trivial nonsense – and everyone knows the process only became further detached from relevance this week as the media published anonymous, ancient, vague personal allegations against me.

Once this kind of nonsense starts, the media’s rules say you have to act in a certain way. I am well aware of these rules. And I refuse to play by them.

There are several reasons for this. One is that, lest anyone forget, we actually have serious matters to talk about. Since the media went bananas over this so-called story, my schedule has not changed in the slightest. I have continued to make all planned public appearances. I have continued to answer questions about my 9-9-9 tax reform plan. I have continued to do everything else that our strategy proscribes.

Another reason I refuse to play by these rules is that, by doing it my way, I’m getting much better results. My fundraising has skyrocketed since all this nonsense began. Just this weekend, the Washington Post has come out with a new poll – taken since all this started – showing me in the lead nationally, with my numbers on the rise.

The media may be obsessed with this business, but the voters are not. And I am not.

But there’s another crucially important reason I refuse to play by these rules: These rules stink. Can the process by which we pick the leader of our nation be any more absurd? I’m not talking about the primary process or the role of the electorate. There is nothing wrong with that. I am talking about the media’s trivializing of such an important matter.

Consider: I held various executive positions in corporate America for several decades. I had thousands of employees working for me. I can’t even begin to recall how many conversations I had with people during that time, how many directives I gave, how much friendly banter might have taken place.

I also had to make tough decisions during these years. I turned around a poorly performing region for Burger King, then turned around a struggling Godfather’s Pizza organization. At some point during a career like this, someone will not like things you do, or how you do it. Someone will complain.
That is just the nature of things if you’ve ever done much in your life.

So once the editors of Politico started looking for people who would make claims against me, their chances of finding a few takers were probably about 100 percent. These people will not give their names. The so-called “witnesses” who purportedly corroborated their stories also will not give their names. That’s about what you would expect when people are engaging in a “hatchet job,” as it’s been described by Joseph Fassler, who was chairman of the National Restaurant Association board when I was there.

It’s easy to make accusations when, by virtue of your anonymity, you don’t have to be held accountable for the claims you’re making. It’s easy to publish them when, like Politico, you don’t follow basic rules of journalism by naming your sources or giving any details whatsoever about what supposedly happened.

But the process by which we choose our presidents has become so warped that, when something like this happens, the media and political strategists start grading you on whether you play an absurd game by their absurd rules.

When someone stops you on the street and hits you with an accusation like this, they subsequently write a story about the look in your eyes, and how many seconds it took you to speak some words in response.

They go to “crisis management experts” who offer the usual sage wisdom about “getting all the information out” – as if you can get any “information” out (aside from telling them nothing happened, which they don’t want to hear) in response to allegations that are unsourced and nonspecific.

Then, when you haven’t “calmed the firestorm” – if only because the people wielding the blow-torches have no intention of putting them out – more experts are put on the air to say this proves you are “not ready for prime time.”

Maybe that would matter if I was trying out for the cast of Saturday Night Live. But this should be a slightly more serious undertaking than that.

Contrary to the belief of experts, so wise and learned in the ways of politics, I do know what the established rules say I am supposed to do. I simply refuse to do it. That’s because the rules are ridiculous, and they produce leaders like Barack Obama, who play the political game like experts but govern like complete incompetents.

The nation needs its tax structure reformed, its spending brought under control, its debt reduced and its overall governing structure made far more responsive to the needs of the people. The nation needs many other problems addressed. If it’s OK with the American people, I would like to address them.

If the media want to continue talking about nonsense, that’s fine. I’m not going to join them. It doesn’t look like the citizenry plans to join them either.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; hermancain; sexualharassment; sharonbialek
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1 posted on 11/07/2011 5:41:43 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Sounds a lot like the Paula Jones accusation—too close not to sound suspicious. Also, she says that she was in Cain’s office applying for a job. What job? Where’s the app? When does a CEO hire people? Doesn’t most hiring for a big company go on well below the CEO level? CEOs don’t have time to interview people for jobs, do they?


2 posted on 11/07/2011 5:47:36 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: SeekAndFind

latex3337 minutes ago

“WORTH POSTING AGAIN:

For what it’s worth, Cook County records show three court cases involving Bialek — two debt collections cases in 2009 and 2007, and one child support/paternity-related case in 1999:2009-M1-158826Filing Date: 07/20/2009 Case Type: CONTRACT Call Type: CTDivision: MD District: 1 Room/Calendar:1401Ad Damnum:$3,539.58 Most Current Court Date:09/22/2011 Time: 0930Party InformationPlaintiff(s) Attorney(s)ILLINOS LENDING AXELROD DAVID J & ASSOC1448 OLD SKOKIE RD.HIGHLAND PA IL60035(847)579-9700Date of Service Defendant(s) Attorney(s)08/29/2010 BIALEK SHARON***2007-M1-189176Filing Date: 09/10/2007 Case Type: CONTRACT Call Type:Division: MD District: 1 Room/Calendar:Ad Damnum:$1,000.27 Most Current Court Date: Time:Party InformationPlaintiff(s) Attorney(s)MIDLAND FUNDING LL BLATT HASENMILLER F L125 S WACKER DR #400CHICAGO IL60606(312)704-9440***Filing Date: 10/22/1999 Case Type: PET TO ESTABLISH PARENTAGE (NON-IV-D)Division: Domestic Relations Division District: First MunicipalAd Damnum: $0.00 Calendar: 99Party InformationPlaintiff(s) Attorney(s)BIALEK SHARON RUCHIM MITCHELL B3000 DUNDEE RD#415NORTHBROOK IL, 60062(847) 272-2800Date of Service Defendant(s) Attorney(s)NAZE WEST”

http://www.nationaljournal.com/politics/fourth-woman-accuses-cain-of-sexual-harassment-20111107?mrefid=election2012

Axelrod.
Chicago.
0bama


3 posted on 11/07/2011 5:52:10 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: SeekAndFind

So she goes to the CEO of a major corporation to get a job?

What are her qualifications? Does the CEO hire low-level staff personally? Or does she have an MBA?

The only position she seems qualified for is horizontal.


4 posted on 11/07/2011 5:52:10 PM PST by Mr. K (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.)
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To: Beowulf9

Rove and the Beltway establishment will drag out as many storytellers as necessary to try to take down Cain.

Pretty soon, it will be really laughable.
And it’s amusing now.


5 posted on 11/07/2011 5:52:17 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Beowulf9
Sounds a lot like the Paula Jones accusation—too close not to sound suspicious.

If you take the streetwalker at her word (a risky proposition), a guy who she called up and arranged to meet made a pass at her.

She was not then, nor was she ever, an employee of Herman Cain, so it can't possibly be sexual harassment.

Since she is not alleging that Cane did not take "no" for an answer, could you explain exactly what it is that Herman ALLEGEDLY did that was so terrible?

6 posted on 11/07/2011 5:53:02 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: SeekAndFind

The consensus on Bret Bair’s show (led by Krauthammer) seems to be: Now, maybe Cain will go away. Fox news makes me sick. Then, Shep comes on and headlines the Gloria Al-red charges and follows that up with accusation of Joe Paterno in the Penn State issue. Both are unsubstantiated, but it sounded like “the seriousness of the charge” crap again. Fox has joined the tabloid slimes trying to outdo MSNBC.


7 posted on 11/07/2011 5:53:54 PM PST by OrioleFan
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To: combat_boots

Looks like she is dire straits, in need of money. What better motive to come forward. She has nothing to lose, and money to gain.


8 posted on 11/07/2011 5:54:32 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Beowulf9; SeekAndFind
This allegation is nothing more than that. While the media is saying this is the 4th woman to come forward they are because the other three are still nothing more than a rumor conceived at Politico.

But here's where the rubber meets the road. Even if it were true that Cain put his hand on her leg and made a crude sexual advance. He was rebuffed and that was that. On the other hand we have admitted use of marijuana and cocaine, possibly associated with some low level dealing to pay for the contraband, by our current President. This is felony stuff and it is no big deal as far as the media and the general public goes.

9 posted on 11/07/2011 5:55:34 PM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Cain is just trying to change the subject rather than dispute any specifics. That’s just not going to fly. He may keep trying that for awhile, but even conservative media isn’t going to let him get away with it for long.

Did he know this woman or not? Did he upgrade her suite or not? Did he go for drinks with her nor not? Did he do any of the things she alleges he did in the car with her or not? It really isn’t that hard to dispute these kinds of specifics. Most married men I know who are faithful to their wives would be outraged and out specifically denying this stuff and not just blaming the media.

Cain will have to do a lot better than this or he will be out of the race before the first primary vote is cast.


10 posted on 11/07/2011 5:56:23 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: SeekAndFind

quote “Contrary to the belief of experts, so wise and learned in the ways of politics, I do know what the established rules say I am supposed to do. I simply refuse to do it. That’s because the rules are ridiculous, and they produce leaders like Barack Obama, who play the political game like experts but govern like complete incompetents.”

WOOT GO CAIN !


11 posted on 11/07/2011 5:58:16 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Cain 2012!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Anyone miss Sarah Palin yet? A lot of people here also wouldn’t support here back. That means we will be left with whitebread Romney, just as our Rovian masters wanted all along.


12 posted on 11/07/2011 5:58:16 PM PST by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: Longbow1969

he already responded (it occured during the press confrence) he basically said it was all bunk.

that’s good enough for me.


13 posted on 11/07/2011 6:00:47 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Cain 2012!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m STILL waiting for EVIDENCE of Cain’s felony conviction. So far I haven’t heard nothing (i.e., no felony, and of course no evidence).

Once I’m convinced that Cain has been CONVICTED of a felony, I’ll consider another person. Until then, Cain keeps getting my vote and my money...since he’s CLEARLY no worse than people before him (many people).


14 posted on 11/07/2011 6:01:10 PM PST by BobL ( A vote for Newt is a vote for Romney)
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To: tennmountainman
Don't laugh too hard cause the bastard RATS and their abominable lies are making inroads. The ones laughing are the RATS, yeah, all the way to victory. They are destroying any potential threat to OJOKER and early on and unfortunately it's working! They are borking Cain and if Cain doesn't come out and defend himself and start hitting back severely, the demonic bastard RATS mediaWHORES are going to milk this til election day. Dear God help our candidates!
15 posted on 11/07/2011 6:01:30 PM PST by RoseofTexas
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To: SeekAndFind

She has a baby out of wedlock, currently shacking up with her ‘fiance’ and she’s some model of pure innocence we are to believe? Scrubbing her FB page is suspicious too. She’s an immoral bimbo gold digger looking for her meal ticket paid for by the liars in the media.


16 posted on 11/07/2011 6:01:50 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

attempted adultery (allegedly)


17 posted on 11/07/2011 6:03:47 PM PST by truthfreedom
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To: Beowulf9

She said she was terminated from her NRA job and was appealing to Cain for another job or her old one back.

She also said she contacted Cain at the suggestion of her boyfriend. She says she met Cain a couple of times and she thought they had a good relationship.

If things had happened as she stated, when she got back to Chicago and talked with her boyfriend, why didn’t she mention the alleged act then? I would think if she wanted a job, she would have had Cain over a barrel and could have forced him to hire her over fear of her going to either the press or the NRA board.

Instead, according to Allred, she told her boyfriend Cain made an inappropriate gesture. I would bet she came on to Cain trying to trade something for something and he rebuffed her. I would also guess that since Cain is a gentleman, he wouldn’t say anything to destroy her.

If she was terminated from the NRA Foundation for not raising adequate funds and she worked there for only a year, there are probably other things that factored into her termination.

In the interview with her dad even he said she had a “big heart” in “SPITE OF HER PROBLEMS.” I wonder what her “problems” are?


18 posted on 11/07/2011 6:05:08 PM PST by offduty ("There are stupid people running this country" Herman Cain CPAC 2011)
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To: SeekAndFind
it turns out Bialek is indeed a registered Republican

Brrrrzzzzapppppppp!!

Illinois doesn't have party registration. You request the party ballot of your choosing at the primary election. You can change each time. There are no registered Republicans or Democrats or Greens in Illinois.
19 posted on 11/07/2011 6:05:17 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (It's fun to play with your vision, but don't ever play with your eyes.--1970s PSA)
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To: combat_boots

It’s not the Axelrod you think. Seriously, it’s a lawyer with the same name: http://michellemalkin.com/2011/11/07/no-david-axelrod-is-not-connected-to-sharon-bialek-plus-cook-county-court-records/


20 posted on 11/07/2011 6:05:37 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: FastCoyote

she never got in the race.


21 posted on 11/07/2011 6:05:46 PM PST by truthfreedom
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Good enough for me too. The burden of proof is on the accuser.


22 posted on 11/07/2011 6:06:20 PM PST by justsaynomore (Pray for Herman Cain)
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To: RoseofTexas
lol

Cain is still riding high in the polls, is still the frontrunner, you must think we are all stupid to fall for something this dumb.

Oh, and ignore that “online” poll from the weekend that showed Cain losing some points of support, online polls are crap.

23 posted on 11/07/2011 6:06:48 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Cain 2012!)
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To: SeekAndFind

So she told two people about the supposed harrassment after it supposedly happened. That does not make her story one iota more true. She hired Gloria Allred. That says far, far more about her than anything else.


24 posted on 11/07/2011 6:07:21 PM PST by Personal Responsibility (Get ready for an aberration of epic proportions! - Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Longbow1969

RE: Cain will have to do a lot better than this or he will be out of the race before the first primary vote is cast.
_______________________________

OK, what EXACTLY should he say that will satisfy you?

Sarah Palin was accused of adultery in a book ( with a black NBA player at that ). What should she have said? Should she have disputed the specifics as well?


25 posted on 11/07/2011 6:09:14 PM PST by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: Beowulf9

The timeline according to ABC is that she was “let go” from NRA in mid 1997. After that she went to Washington DC to talk to Cain to get his help finding a job. She met with him at a restaurant to discuss this issue. WHAT????? She went to DC to meet with Cain, was she a good friend of Cain”s that he would help a former underling from a different office get a job with a different company? Did she schedule this meeting directly with Cain via his 1997 cell phone? Did she have his direct office phone number thus bypassing the Personal Assistant of the CEO of NRA? When did this restaurant “meeting” happen? Where did this meeting happen? She can’t even name the restaurant or her hotel?


26 posted on 11/07/2011 6:11:03 PM PST by Parthalan
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To: SeekAndFind

I was unfamiliar with Allahpundit. My initial impression after the past week is that he isn’t very bright.


27 posted on 11/07/2011 6:12:35 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: FastCoyote
"Anyone miss Sarah Palin yet? A lot of people here also wouldn’t support here back."

No I don't want her back in this race. I think she quit because she wasn't up to taking the kind of treatment Cain is getting right now. I hope Mr. Cain is tough enough to hang in there and not quit like Palin did. If the American public allows this kind of stuff to work then we deserve what we get for leadership.

28 posted on 11/07/2011 6:12:53 PM PST by Reddon
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To: truthfreedom
I sent Herman another $1000 today.

State-controlled media is not choosing our candidate again.

29 posted on 11/07/2011 6:14:02 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.<sup>®</sup>)
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To: BobL

TWO QUESTIONS JUST JUMPED OUT TO ME AS I READ THE ENTIRE NARRATIVE:

1) Why would she ask him to drive her back, after her supposed horrific experience?

Wouldn’t a decent woman quickly leave the car in a huff and abandon the boor?

She accused him of forcing her face on his crotch ( sexual assault ), I would have expected her to get the hell outta the car and scream for help.

But no, she asked him to take her back to the hotel.

2) As scripted stories go, this looks so badly written...

One would have to assume that Cain is so stupid that he can’t wait to at least invite her to the hotel room before attempting anything. He had to do it in the car, where people might see them make out.

Gloria Allred can’t even write a credible script. She wants to make Herman Cain look like a barbarian.


30 posted on 11/07/2011 6:15:37 PM PST by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: SeekAndFind

Worst case, if she’s telling the whole truth, is she (almost) got felt up a bit buy a man who stopped when she asked him to.

If we were to hear similar escapades from other politicians, who long do you suppose it would take? Thankfully the Kennedys are dead, none of us would live long enough to hear them all.


31 posted on 11/07/2011 6:15:37 PM PST by bigbob
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To: combat_boots

Different Axelrod, according to Michelle Malkin.


32 posted on 11/07/2011 6:15:42 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (When life gives you lemons, throw them back and demand chocolate.)
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To: SeekAndFind
If the charges have EVIDENCE, then Cain is done. If they're false, it's time to do to the media and parties involved what Richard Jewell did in 1996.

I'm getting, quite frankly, sick of this s**t.

33 posted on 11/07/2011 6:16:46 PM PST by Tench_Coxe
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To: bigbob

TWO QUESTIONS JUST JUMPED OUT TO ME AS I READ THE ENTIRE NARRATIVE:

1) Why would she ask him to drive her back, after her supposed horrific experience?

Wouldn’t a decent woman quickly leave the car in a huff and abandon the boor?

She accused him of forcing her face on his crotch ( sexual assault ), I would have expected her to get the hell outta the car and scream for help.

But no, she asked him to take her back to the hotel.

2) As scripted stories go, this looks so badly written...

One would have to assume that Cain is so stupid that he can’t wait to at least invite her to the hotel room before attempting anything. He had to do it in the car, where people might see them make out.

Gloria Allred can’t even write a credible script. She wants to make Herman Cain look like a barbarian.


34 posted on 11/07/2011 6:16:52 PM PST by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I sent Herman another $1000 today.

Thank you. I sent a much smaller amount proportionate to our means. I presently work in Madison, and these types (Gloria Allreds, Union thugs, Commie activist types) don't take no for an answer. You have to fight and win the same battles over and over again.
36 posted on 11/07/2011 6:18:00 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (It's fun to play with your vision, but don't ever play with your eyes.--1970s PSA)
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To: offduty

In the interview with her dad even he said she had a “big heart” in “SPITE OF HER PROBLEMS.” I wonder what her “problems” are?
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Bi-polar?


37 posted on 11/07/2011 6:19:08 PM PST by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: jwalsh07
"I was unfamiliar with Allahpundit. My initial impression after the past week is that he isn’t very bright."

He would write in Romney if Romney didn't get the nomination.

38 posted on 11/07/2011 6:19:41 PM PST by Tench_Coxe
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To: Beowulf9

39 posted on 11/07/2011 6:21:35 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: SeekAndFind

That’s part of the whole marxist, communist, socialist MO...make the lie sooooo ridiculous that it has to be the truth.


40 posted on 11/07/2011 6:24:35 PM PST by IrishPennant (We don't want to work so we go to work to make enough money not to work...Huh?)
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To: jwalsh07

“I was unfamiliar with Allahpundit.”

Think Little Green Footballs or the Brock guy (Anita Hill).


41 posted on 11/07/2011 6:26:57 PM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: SeekAndFind
Sarah Palin was accused of adultery in a book ( with a black NBA player at that ).

Palin is not running for President.

Palin was not married at the time the so called affair occurred. Don't think the basketball player was either (think the guy was in college at the time and not yet in the NBA). There was no wrong doing in the gossip about Palin. Even if it were true, it wouldn't matter at all.

Cain was married at the time these things supposedly took place - and I think a minister as well.

If some woman went on TV and accused me of such things and none of them happened, I would happily go out and shoot down each and every one of her specific allegations. Cain is not doing that. Instead he is just attacking the media and trying to change the subject. That strategy will not work because even conservative media will continue asking about it until he addresses the specific things this woman has accused him of.

I see no sexual harassment in these allegations even if they are true. But it would mean Cain doesn't take his marriage vows very seriously and, if true, would seriously damage him among conservative primary voters.

If you believe that Cain can get away with just blaming the media here and not addressing this woman's claims you are kidding yourself and living in fantasy land.

42 posted on 11/07/2011 6:26:57 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: OrioleFan
That All Star Team on Bret Bair’s show is a Hate-Cain tag team match, lead by Charles Krauthammer who despises Cain as well as the earlier commentary by Brit Hume.

All were gloating how the real nominee is going to be Romney. Yet, Romney won't accept the “hot seat” on the show.

Despite my dislike for Juan Williams, he has been the only one to stand up for Herman Cain.

Fox Insiders only have their TV gig because they are all Beltway Boys.

They also have bullied Rush and I hope Rush spends time to expose this whole thing to his millions of viewers and urges them to support Herman Cain against the GOP Establishment Elites!

GO HERMAN - WE GOT YOUR BACK!

43 posted on 11/07/2011 6:28:57 PM PST by not2worry
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To: SeekAndFind
Here’s Allred talking to Wolf Blitzer tonight about the charges. She says Bialek won’t accept money for this story

But Aldred did not become a high powered attorney by working pro bono - and she will demand a lot of money for her services to whomever.

44 posted on 11/07/2011 6:30:24 PM PST by AndyJackson
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To: icwhatudo

Spurned and stupid or Romney supporter which implies really stupid?


45 posted on 11/07/2011 6:32:21 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: FastCoyote
It ain't over til it's over!

This is not just a smear against Herman Cain.

It's a smear against the Tea Party and Conservatives.

I will go down fighting and supporting Cain.

Sarah Palin needs to come out and support Herman Cain if she truly knows what the MSM can do to ruin the life of an individuals compassion for their Country, their Fellow Americans and their Family!

NO WAY AM I SITTING THIS FIGHT OUT!

46 posted on 11/07/2011 6:32:29 PM PST by not2worry
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To: Beowulf9

Sounds weird. I doubt the CEO is investing this much time in hiring run of the mill employees. Unless she was trying to get an executive position, which it doesn’t see would be likely.

One of two things here: Either this is a blatant fabrication, or Cain is a massive womanizer who used his position regularly to chase women. The evidence is not fit with the later at this point, as he has a 40+ year career and thousands of people contacted, but only during this one couple year period, all these things happened. Not likely.


47 posted on 11/07/2011 6:34:24 PM PST by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: Longbow1969

How many ways and times does he need to proclaim his innocence in the wake of serial “she said he said” stories with Zero legal standing in any of them?? Seriously, what is the man supposed to do? He HAS addressed them and it IS appropriate to move on.


48 posted on 11/07/2011 6:35:40 PM PST by caper gal 1
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To: Longbow1969

You’re sick. Truly sick. Get away with what? Be precise if you can.


49 posted on 11/07/2011 6:36:26 PM PST by dools0007world
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To: Longbow1969

What would you exactly do if you were in Herman Cain’s shoes?

What action would you take if a woman made these allegations against you and they were false?

He already specifically denied this “stuff”.

I guess no woman has ever come on to you?

Men can be faithful to their wives and still have a bimbo wanting to jump in the sack with them. I’ve been there!


50 posted on 11/07/2011 6:37:08 PM PST by not2worry
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