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  • Cain defamation lawyer hired to monitor accusations (It's Go Time!)

    11/10/2011 4:01:32 PM PST · by tobyhill · 111 replies
    reuters ^ | 11/10/2011 | Tabassum Zakaria
    Herman Cain, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, has hired a high-profile defamation lawyer to keep an eye on the sexual harassment accusations made public by two women this week. Atlanta attorney Lin Wood told Reuters Thursday he was not hired to scare, intimidate or threaten anyone from making statements, but to monitor the accusations against Cain and respond accordingly. Wood, a top libel and defamation lawyer, was hired on Monday morning when it became clear that Sharon Bialek was about to become the first of four women alleging inappropriate behavior by Cain to go public with her accusations....
  • The New York Times Reports on My Pronunciation of "Buy-a-lick"

    11/10/2011 2:05:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Rush ^ | November 10, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So Herman Cain still breathing, still alive, didn't get waterboarded in the debate last night. The audience (clapping) every time the questions strayed away from the sexual harassment charges, audience loved it. Reuters has a story with the headline: Cain Escapes Serious Damage in Republican Debate. However, they did point out that Herman Cain called Nancy Pelosi "Princess Nancy" as evidence that he's a sexual predator. I kid you not. And then Herman, I don't know why he did this, but he apologized for it this morning. I don't know why. How do you get that he's...
  • Herman Cain - Investigator.. She's lying.. He's Not.. (Voice Stress Test..)

    11/10/2011 2:46:07 PM PST · by cakid1 · 12 replies
    cbs47 ^ | 11-10-11 | cakid1
    Investigator: Herman Cain...Innocent of sexual advances Private investigator TJ Ward says presidential hopeful Herman Cain was not lying when he denied making any sexual actions towards Sharon Bialek. " Cain has not taken a polygraph but Ward said he does have software that does something better. Ward said the $15,000 software can detect lies in people's voices." According to the CBS station in Atlanta Using his software Ward watched as it analyzed Cain's every word. "If he is hiding something this thing would have spiked way down here," said Ward. "He is being truthful, totally truthful. He is a man...
  • Tea party leader calls for Cain to drop out

    11/10/2011 6:20:11 AM PST · by martosko · 170 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/10/2011 | CJ Ciaramella
    The leader of a tea party group is calling for scandal-embroiled GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain to drop out of the race. Judson Phillips, the founding leader of Tea Party Nation, said Cain’s flailing response to sexual harassment allegations brought forward by several women was simply unacceptable. “Herman Cain has got to go,” Judson said in an email to Tea Party Nation members. “I do not believe Cain’s accusers. There are too many questions about them. The allegations are not why Cain should leave. The campaign’s response is why he should now withdraw.”
  • The Cain Babes Band Together

    11/09/2011 12:08:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush ^ | November 9, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: So we have the latest Herman Cain press conference yesterday. I have a lot of people who thought he did great. A lot of people. (interruption) No, just people sending me e-mails think he did great, thought his lawyer did great (which was fascinating) and then I got a couple e-mails from people criticizing so-called conservative journalists. I don't know who it was, but one of them I guess said -- and this, really, prompted a number of e-mails from people riled up. One of journalists considered to be a conservative said, "The Herman Cain press conference...
  • Second Cain accuser goes public, says she might hold joint presser with others (WATCH VIDEO)

    11/08/2011 5:39:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/08/2011 | Allahpundit
    Interesting that she’s decided to speak out now after The Daily revealed her identity. Is that because she knows she’ll be hounded anyway and figures she has nothing to lose in talking to the press? Or is she tired of Cain calling her a liar? “When you are being sexually harassed in the workplace, you are extremely vulnerable,” [Kraushaar] said. “You do whatever you can to quickly get yourself into a job someplace safe, and that is what I thought I had achieved when I left.”…She said she did not know whether or how she might tell more of her...
  • 'She's a complete gold digger': Murky past of Herman Cain accuser starts to emerge

    11/08/2011 7:00:44 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 111 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 7, 2011 | Rachel Quigley
    A gold digger embroiled in legal and financial difficulties who has always lived above her station and will do anything to never have to work again. This is the portrait that has started to emerge of the fourth woman to accuse Herman Cain of sexual harassment - the first to come out publicly. Though her lawyer Gloria Allred painted a respectable and prestigious education and employment history for Sharon Bialek, 50, just a day later it has been revealed that she has not held a job for more than two years and has filed for bankruptcy twice. *********************** 1. Fiance...
  • [Live Thread] Herman Cain to respond to sex allegations at Scottsdale press conference (Tue 11-8-11)

    11/07/2011 8:42:40 PM PST · by STARWISE · 421 replies · 2+ views
    Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain will hold a press conference in Scottsdale Tuesday in response to recent allegations of harassment. According to a statement from the Cain campaign, Cain will hold to the conference at the Scottsdale Plaza at 3 pm. *snip* “I know what happened, and he knows what happened,” Bialek said on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight. “One of my whole objectives was to give him the opportunity to come forward, to redeem himself, say, ‘Hey, I’m sorry. I did this. It happened. And let’s move forward.’ And it is unfortunate. I’m very disappointed that he didn’t take the...
  • Sharon Bialek, Herman Cain accuser, suggests she might vote for him

    11/08/2011 11:03:26 AM PST · by Kartographer · 56 replies
    TheTicket/YahooNews ^ | 11/8/11 | Chris Moody
    Sharon Bialek, the Chicago woman who accused Republican presidential candidate of sexual harassment while he was president of the National Restaurant Association in 1997, said in an interview this morning on CBS News' Early Show that she's still considering voting for him. National Journal reports: Bialek said ... that she has not shut the door on voting for Cain in the future. When asked whether she would vote for him if he admitted to the allegations, she said "I hope that he does and I'd have to think about that one
  • Bill Kristol: Let’s Be Honest, Herman Cain Was Never Going to be the Nominee (Video)

    11/06/2011 8:32:27 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 133 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | November 6,2011 | Jim Hoft
    Republican pundit Bill Kristol told the FOX News Sunday panelists today, “Let’s be honest, (Herman Cain) is not going to be the nominee. He was never going to be the nominee.” Kristol also said the charges against Clarence Thomas were different than the charges against Herman Cain.
  • 'She's a complete gold digger': Murky past of Herman Cain accuser starts to emerge

    11/08/2011 8:43:19 AM PST · by CitizenReporter · 47 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Rachel Quigley
    A 'gold digger' embroiled in legal and financial difficulties who has always lived above her station and will do anything to never have to work again. This is the portrait that has started to emerge of the fourth woman to accuse Herman Cain of sexual harassment - the first to come out publicly. Though her lawyer Gloria Allred painted a respectable and prestigious education and employment history for Sharon Bialek, 50, just a day later it has been revealed that she has not held a job for more than two years and has filed for bankruptcy twice.
  • Report: Bialek Fired from NRA for False Accustations of Sexual Assault

    11/08/2011 9:13:07 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 82 replies
    Report: Bialek Fired from NRA for False Accustations of Sexual Assault November 8th, 2011 (3) Posted By Toro520. One might be asking themselves why Ms. Bialek was fired from the National Restaurant Association. After all, being fired, quite unlike simply being laid off, is a serious issue with serious ramifications; since leaving the Restuarant Association, Ms. Bialek has been unable to maintain regular employment. So why was this woman let go? Why has it seemingly affected her ability to remain employed for so long? Perhaps it might have something to do with the reason she was fired from the National...
  • MSNBC’s Karen Finney: Will GOP Rally Around Cain Despite Accuser Being White?

    11/07/2011 5:25:55 PM PST · by markomalley · 67 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 7th, 2011 | James Crugnale
    MSNBC commentator Karen Finney waded into the muddied waters of sexual politics and miscegenation on Monday’s Martin Bashir. “It’s going to be fascinating to see how this story unfolds over the next several days and particularly interesting to see how our friends on the right handle the accusations from these women in conjunction with how they handled Anita Hill.” “What do you mean, Karen?” Bashir pressed. “Look, I think it will be interesting to see if these guys rally around Herman Cain with as much voracity as they have these last couple of weeks now that it’s clear that a...
  • Mark Levin pokes holes in Cain accuser’s story

    11/07/2011 9:52:20 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 108 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11-07-11 | The Right Scoop
    Going through the story that was laid out in the press conference today by Sharon Bialek, Levin has found a few ‘problems’ that necessitate more information. He said earlier in the show that he was unable to get Gloria Allred to book her client on his show, so he’s basically left with just questions that need answers. One such question is why, after Cain had already ‘upgraded’ Bialek’s hotel room and then took her out to eat at an Italian restaurant would Cain then ask Bialek why she was meeting with him. Another question would be why he took her...
  • ABC News Chicago Asks: Who Is Cain Accuser Bialek?

    11/07/2011 6:46:11 PM PST · by Nachum · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/7/11 | ABC
    Bialek currently lives in Mundelein with fiance Mark Harwood. "She's of the same political persuasion as Herman Cain," Harwood said. "There was no money on the table to go and have an interview. This is truly about an American girl who's got a big heart and wants to do the right thing."
  • Freeper Investigation: Sharon Bialek

    11/07/2011 6:16:24 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 168 replies · 1+ views
    FR ^ | Nov. 7, 2011 | struggle
    Just want to draw attention to the investigative work done on the thread at the above link by freeper struggle. Search struggle for his various entries today or read through this thread, for starters. And please BTTT so struggle's posts don't get lost in the shuffle. Thanks! (And thanks to struggle.)
  • Gloria Allred Press Conference Live Stream

    11/07/2011 10:55:06 AM PST · by reegs · 928 replies
    For those interested in watching the press conference live.
  • Sharon Bialek’s Fiance Backs Her ’100 Percent’ (FIANCE HEARD ABOUT IT ONLY ON FRIDAY! Wolf! Wolf!)

    11/07/2011 4:05:47 PM PST · by JimWayne · 121 replies · 1+ views
    CBS ^ | 11/7/2011
    The fiance of Sharon Bialek tells WBBM Newsradio that Bialek just told him about the alleged sexual harassment on Friday evening.
  • Who is Cain accuser Sharon Bialek?

    11/07/2011 4:20:54 PM PST · by STARWISE · 219 replies · 1+ views
    ABC Chicago ^ | 11-7-11 | Chuck Goudie
    *snip* The public record on Bialek begins in 1991 when she filed personal bankruptcy for the first time while living in Des Plaines. Between 1993 and 1996 Bialek worked for four different companies in promotion and marketing positions. In 1996, and part of 1997, Bialek was at the National Restaurant Association. After being let go from that job in mid-1997, she says that she went to Washington, D.C., to meet with Cain, president of the association, because she needed a job. In 1999, Bialek's son Nicholas was born and a paternity lawsuit was filed by the father, a media executive....
  • New Cain accuser to hold press conference? Of with Gloria Allred)

    11/07/2011 8:02:10 AM PST · by Fred · 136 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 110711 | Ed Morrissey
    A couple of caveats are in order when reading this breaking story about a woman coming forward in a press conference to accuse Herman Cain of sexual harassment. First, it’s Radar that is reporting the news, and their track record for accuracy on political stories is … less than spectacular, although not entirely bad. The second caveat? Her representation: A new woman alleging sexual harassment by presidential hopeful Herman Cain will break her silence at a news conference with her powerhouse attorney Gloria Allred Monday afternoon in New York City, RadarOnline.comis exclusively reporting. … The woman, who will be the...
  • Statement from the National Restaurant Association

    11/04/2011 2:14:11 PM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 93 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | Nov 4, 2011
    Joel Bennett held a press conference moments ago on behalf of his client who alleged sexual harassment charges against Herman Cain, and it amounted to a big fat zero of any relevant information to this. The woman doesn’t want to reveal her identity or her side of the story. What’s interesting is that the NRA, according to their statement below, would have released her from the confidentiality portion of the agreement to allow her to vocalize her side of the story. But they still opted not to. So, end of story. Here is the NRA’s statement: “We have seen the...
  • Accuser going to hold live news conference...coming up.

    11/04/2011 10:30:36 AM PDT · by Raebie · 151 replies
    FOX News
    Just annnouced on FOX News
  • Rush Caller talks about double-standard of media regarding Cain - raises Larry Sinclair allegations

    11/04/2011 12:51:09 PM PDT · by ZachJones · 39 replies
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | November 4, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    ..CALLER: Listen, I'm a black conservative, and I just want to make one thing abundantly clear: The media can attempt to paint you any way they want to, but there are no bigger racists in this country than white Democratic liberals. They are and they will forever be the biggest racists in this nation because they seek to determine how black people should think and who black people should support, and the reason for their contempt against Herman Cain is that he has simply said, "I'm an independent thinker. I don't need to stay on the Democratic plantation in order...
  • (Flashback) Politico Will Not Reprint Sex Allegations Vs Obama Because They Are "Unsubstantiated"

    11/04/2011 1:03:24 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | 6/18/08 | Ben Smith
    "His story has generally been ignored by the mainstream media, because he's been unable to substantiate his allegations. He has come to public attention recently, however, because his planned appearance at the National Press Club drew complaints from a wide array of prominent liberal bloggers, led by Firedoglake's Jane Hamsher. Their petition to prevent Sinclair from renting space at the club – which bloggers feared would lend him credibility – drew more than 11,000 signatures. " "Politico isn't reprinting Sinclair's allegations because they are unsubstantiated. "
  • Cain did not sign settlement, accuser's lawyer says

    11/04/2011 9:21:37 AM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 370 replies
    CBS news ^ | 11-04-11 | Jan Crawford
    The settlement agreement between the National Restaurant Association and a woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment was reached in September 1999--and was not signed by Cain himself, according to Joel Bennett, a lawyer for the woman. Bennett, who has a copy of the settlement agreement, said four people signed it: the woman, two lawyers representing the association and Bennett himself. Bennett said the agreement was resolved relatively quickly, about two or three months after she complained.
  • MSNBC's O'Donnell Calls For Occupation And Boycott Of Restaurant Association

    11/04/2011 8:40:23 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 63 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | November 4, 2011 | RealClearPolitics
    Coming soon: Occupy National Restaurant Association? MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on his primetime show last night shared names and photos of senior officials of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in order to intimidate them in ending the confidentiality agreements between the group and the two women it settled with that claimed they were sexually assaulted. O'Donnell also called for a boycott of the restaurants the group represents as well as an occupation of their headquarters. Continue reading for details. "I want people to see the people who are currently protecting the secrets of Herman Cain," O'Donnell said as a photograph of...
  • Alleged Details of the Alleged Incident Alleged to be Final Nail in Cain's Coffin

    11/03/2011 2:23:04 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 34 replies ^ | Nov. 3, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: "BREAKING: PJM Sources Report Details of Alleged Cain Incident." Stick with me on this. "Adding to the ongoing Herman Cain sexual harassment controversy, two sources have now confirmed to PJ Media that a female employee of the National Restaurant Association told associates she had been brought by Mr. Cain to his Crystal City, Virginia residence where she alleged 'he had taken advantage of me.' Both sources claim to be politically conservative. One source, a male, told PJ Media: 'Herman took advantage of seniority and power with a young woman. It was an abuse of power.' Implying that...
  • Cain accuser offers harassment statement

    11/03/2011 2:16:08 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 157 replies
    Reuters ^ | Nov 3, 2011 | Steve Holland
    (Reuters) - A woman who accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment on Thursday offered a statement telling her side of the story, in a move that could further undermine his 2012 campaign. Cain has been accused by at least three women of sexual harassment when he was head of the National Restaurant Association in the mid-1990s. The issue is dominating the race to decide a Republican challenger to face Democratic President Barack Obama in the November 2012 election.One of the women said earlier this week that she wanted to talk publicly about accusations that Cain had sexually...
  • (Cain Accuser Link?) Cracker Barrel PAC Employee Indicted

    11/04/2011 12:41:29 AM PDT · by parksstp · 59 replies · 1+ views ^ | 11-04-2011 | AccessNorthGa
    LEBANON, TENNESSEE - The former treasurer of a political action committee operated by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Incorporated has been arraigned on charges of stealing more than $70,000 from the organization...... "Forth was manager of political affairs for the National Restaurant Association in Washington, D.C., from January 1997 until April 1998."
  • I Forgive Herman Cain, the Only Conservative Left

    11/04/2011 2:53:12 AM PDT · by EBH · 51 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 11/4/11 | James Lewis
    Judge not, lest ye be judged. Not a bad rule of thumb. Being alive means making mistakes. Growing up means understanding that fact, and taking responsibility. Bad actors never take responsibility. Barack Obama honestly believes he's never made a mistake since getting elected; it's one of the few things I think he really means. Honestly. That's why I kind of like Herman Cain's response to the media thugs. Cain isn't playing their game. I hope he checkmates them, move after move. Never play by their rules. Always set your own rules, or they will kill you. You can see their...
  • Woman Said to Have Felt Hostility at Work After Complaining About Cain

    11/04/2011 3:29:50 AM PDT · by Protect the Bill of Rights · 61 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/3/2011 | JIM RUTENBERG and JEFF ZELENY
    WASHINGTON — One of the women who accused the Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment while working for him at the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s complained that the workplace turned hostile after she alleged that he made advances toward her during a work-related outing, several people familiar with her account at the time said in interviews. The advances were said to have taken place during a festive night in which Mr. Cain and several younger staff members drank until late in the evening, and his flirty banter with the woman crossed over into propositions that...
  • National Restaurant Association chairman during Cain's tenure 'a hatchet job'

    11/04/2011 4:30:20 AM PDT · by Rudder · 22 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/03/2011 | David Martosko
    In an interview with The Daily Caller, former National Restaurant Association board chairman Joseph Fassler offered a firm defense of GOP presidential front-runner Herman Cain, along with an explanation for how Washington’s best-kept secret — the identities of Cain’s sexual-harassment accusers — was also kept from the association’s board. “The accusations? It’s a hatchet job, in my opinion,” Fassler told TheDC from his Phoenix, Ariz. office. “My gut tells me it’s a hatchet job. He gets a lead, he gets some traction, and the next thing you know, here come these allegations. It’s sad.”
  • Cain camp backs off Perry charge as new payout details emerge

    11/03/2011 12:04:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 215 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 11/03/2011 | James Oliphant
    That was fast: As part of its seemingly ever-evolving media strategy, Herman Cain’s campaign appears to have pulled the plug on blaming Rick Perry for the swirl of accusations surrounding the candidate. “We want to move on with the campaign. Let’s get over these things that don’t mean anything to the American public,” Mark Block, Cain's campaign manager, told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly on Thursday afternoon. But that’s not about to become any easier. Politico reported Thursday that one of the women who accused Cain of sexual harassment during his time at the National Restaurant Assn. received a payout of...
  • PJM Sources Report Details of Alleged Cain Incident

    11/03/2011 10:04:50 AM PDT · by bbernard · 623 replies · 1+ views
    PJMedia ^ | November 3, 2011 | Richard Pollock
    Adding to the ongoing Herman Cain sexual harassment controversy, two sources have now confirmed to PJ Media that a female employee of the National Restaurant Association told associates she had been brought by Mr. Cain to his Crystal City, Virginia residence where she alleged “he had taken advantage of me.” One source, a male, told PJ Media: Herman took advantage of seniority and power with a young woman. It was an abuse of power. Implying that coming forward with the accusations was an ordeal for the young woman, the source also said: Who do you believe, a CEO or a...
  • Chris Wilson on Herman Cain

    11/03/2011 7:11:11 AM PDT · by cizinec · 37 replies
    KTOK-AM ^ | 11-02-2011 | KTOK-AM
    Chris Wilson is Interviewed on Herman Cain
  • Black Democrat Derides Cain as "Knowing His Place" in GOP

    11/03/2011 8:29:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 65 replies ^ | November 3, 2011 | Crystal Wright
    As we find ourselves gliding through another week of political headlines, I continue to be amazed by the ream of personal attacks mounted against Herman Cain by black liberals. You wouldn’t think America elected its first black president by the way black Democrats, those so called progressives, who the media paint as the compassionate party, are behaving. From calling Cain a “sell out” to “Uncle Tom” because he chooses to be a Republican doesn’t sound like progressive talk to me but rather backwards racist talk. The latest black Democrat to mouth off with racist comments about Cain is Karen Finney....
  • Iowa radio host accuses Herman Cain of 'inappropriate' remarks (4th woman?)

    11/02/2011 2:23:02 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 94 replies
    Polutico ^ | Wednesday November 2, 2011
    In a cryptic comment made at National Journal’s Election 2012 Preview event Tuesday, Mark Block, Herman Cain’s campaign manager, made reference to an incident involving Cain and a receptionist for a radio talk show host. Asked by panel moderator Beth Reinhard whether he could guarantee that there’s not more information forthcoming about his past, Block began his answer with a blanket denial, followed by what seemed to be a description of an unreported recent incident involving Cain. “Mr. Cain has never sexually harassed anybody. Period. End of story,” he said. “As the hours go by, it’s interesting that we even...
  • Gingrich says Cain needs to regroup with his team

    11/02/2011 6:51:29 PM PDT · by jageorge72 · 74 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 11/02/11 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    "My first advice is what he hasn’t done, which is say nothing until you sit down with your lawyers and with the people who know the facts," Gingrich said. "You thoroughly and completely understand them and you go through a period where everybody asks you — in your team — every possible negative question so you thoroughly understand what will happen." Gingrich said Cain is going through "a rough patch" and whether or not Cain survives Gingrich said he is ready to eclipse Cain. "We just had the two best days," Gingrich said. "We raised more money Monday than we...
  • I am really beginning to suspect why none of Cain's so-called accusers are going public.

    11/02/2011 7:16:44 PM PDT · by Trueblackman · 43 replies
    Vanity | 11-2-2011 | Trublackman
    You always must remember that when a Conservative stand accused of something with the media and establishment Liberals, it is not the evidence that is ever in question, it is the seriousness of the charge and in the case of Cain I doubt that there is anything there. Remember now the bar was raised impossible high by the media and establishment Liberals during the Bill KKKlinton Impeachment Saga, where oral sex, sexual harassment and lies were dismissed as a private matter and the personal failures of the Man in question. Women's groups even defended Bill KKKlinton actions as excusable at...
  • Cain Told Georgia Republicans Report Would Vindicate Him

    11/02/2011 7:18:33 PM PDT · by Southnsoul · 35 replies
    POLITICO ^ | November 2, 2011
    Herman Cain told a meeting of Georgia House Republicans Wednesday that a report was coming out that would vindicate him of the sexual harassment charges that have engulfed his campaign, POLITICO has learned. In a meeting at the Capitol Hill Club, Cain said he and his campaign had found out who was purportedly leaking word of his behavior toward female employees at the National Restaurant Association and that a report was coming out that would disprove the charges, according to the chief of staff to one of the Georgia members. Continue Reading Cain boasted about how one must stand firm...
  • Cain

    11/02/2011 7:05:00 PM PDT · by fightinJAG · 46 replies
    NRO ^ | Nov. 1, 2011 | Andrew McCarthy
    [snip] I can’t understand why our side is giving the Politico/Cain story any sunlight. I’m not a Cain guy. There is a lot to like about him, and I could easily see myself voting for him against President Obama — which is the same thing I say about several of the GOP candidates, none of whom has won me over yet. But this sorry Politico episode seems to me to have little to do with Cain and everything to do with how content we are to live in the Left’s world. This controversy is the perfect storm of (a) media...
  • Tammy Bruce : Cain’s Reaction to Scandal Shows He’s Not Ready for Prime Time

    11/02/2011 8:00:30 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 74 replies
    Newsmax ^ | November 01, 2011 | Tammy Bruce
    It’s been fascinating to watch both the Herman Cain camp and the Republican establishment react to the sexual harassment allegations brought to light about Herman Cain by Politico. While it is still too soon to determine what exactly did happen years ago when Cain headed the National Restaurant Association (NRA), two things are clear — Cain is still winging it (and not well), and the Republican establishment has been expertly conditioned by the left when it comes to kneejerk accusations of “racism.” In politics, the reaction to a controversy is very often more enlightening and important than the details of...
  • Perry denies leaking sexual harassment allegations

    11/02/2011 8:23:04 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 127 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 2, 2011
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry says his campaign didn't provide the media with information about sexual harassment allegations against his GOP presidential rival Herman Cain. In an interview with the conservative blog RedState on Wednesday, Perry said he and his campaign learned about the allegations in a Politico story published Sunday.
  • Washington Post omits from it's website to help in the Cain Smear (Collusion alert)

    It starts with Rush's comments today: ===============RUSH: Folks... Folks, get this. The Washington Post story that I have been citing liberally here for the last ten to 15 minutes? There are two versions of that story. There is a story that appeared online yesterday and a second version where something has been omitted. I have here what has been omitted near the end of the story as it ran yesterday on the Washington Post website. Are you ready? (shuffling paper) Ahem. Ahem. This has been deleted: "Because the case is more than a dozen years old, Bennett," the woman's lawyer,...
  • Gov Rick Perry Supporter and pollster for a SuperPAC that supports Perry is the Herman Cain source

    11/02/2011 6:14:32 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 492 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | 11/2/11 | Greta Susteren
    I don't know if there is more than one source or not, but, according to Politico, Chris Wilson, a Governor Perry supporter and pollster for the super PAC that supports Governor Perry, worked at the National Restaurant Association and is the (a?) source for the Cain/sexual harassment story. He said the episode of harassment occurred in a public restaurant in the 1990's and that many people knew about it. What is WEIRD about the Politico story and Chris Wilson, is that Chris Wilson would not or did not say what happened. The only reason that omission catches my attention is...
  • The Herman Cain Saga ["According to the October 2011 FEC report for ROMNEY FOR PRESIDENT INC...."]

    11/02/2011 6:17:19 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 10 replies · 1+ views
    RushLimbaugh ^ | November 02, 2011 | RUSH
    RUSH: Okay, moving on now to the Herman Cain saga, last night I got a note from a friend. "Rush: The Politico website's gone nuts. They've just unleashed attack after attack after attack." So I went to The Politico website, I looked at The Politico website, and I started laughing because my friend was right. I just had a different interpretation. I looked at 'em as going over the edge. There must have been five or six different links to Herman Cain stories about "the women," about lawyers for "the women," about how Cain has blown up the security or...
  • Woman Who Accused Cain Won’t Go Public, Lawyer Says (8:40 p.m. | Updated)

    11/02/2011 6:22:38 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 77 replies
    NYT ^ | November 2, 2011 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR, JEFF ZELENY and JIM RUTENBERG
    Joel P. Bennett, the lawyer for one of the women who has made accusations against Mr. Cain, said that his client had decided not to go public or to make a public statement herself in an effort to shield herself from the media frenzy swirling around the situation. “She’s not going to affirmatively make any public statements or public appearances about the case, everything will be through me,” Mr. Bennett said. “She has a life to live and a career, and she doesn’t want to become another Anita Hill.”
  • Creating complaints

    11/02/2011 5:19:30 PM PDT · by BfloGuy · 8 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 11/02/2011 | William Jacobson
    I’ve been struggling to put my finger on just what it is about how Politico handled the Herman Cain allegations that I find so offensive. Michael Walsh has a good explanation, Return of the Whipsaw, which starts and ends as such: First, posit the existence of a “story” as defined by Politico’s editors — doesn’t matter whether it’s true, relevant, or even recent. Actions that may have been acceptable, or at least non-actionable, in the past, no matter how long ago, can be re-framed in the context of current “morality,” and thus employed as handy blunt objects, journalistically speaking…. Fourth,...
  • AP Exclusive: Third worker says Cain harassed her

    11/02/2011 5:22:55 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 86 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 2, 2011 | JACK GILLUM and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A third woman considered filing a workplace complaint against Herman Cain over what she deemed aggressive and unwanted behavior when she and Cain, now a Republican presidential candidate, worked together during the late 1990s, the woman told The Associated Press on Wednesday. She said the behavior included a private invitation to his corporate apartment.
  • Newt Gingrich Defends “Friend” Herman Cain

    11/02/2011 5:28:27 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 37 replies
    ABC ^ | 11/2/11 | Elicia Dover
    Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain seem to have an outspoken ally-friendship in the media lately. Both Gingrich and Cain have been quoted saying positive comments about each other on the trail, which is a rarity in political campaigning. “We’re friends; let’s just lay it on the line. I like Herman. I’m proud of Herman’s career. I’m proud of the positive attitude he brings to life,” Gingrich told a local radio station WBS in Atlanta today. But how exactly did the friendship between Gingrich and Cain develop? It goes back about 16 years. On Monday, Cain called into a local Iowa...