The Cainwreck continues: weird answer on lie detector test

Herman Cain is famous for contradicting himself in one or two sentences. Such as saying he believes a women or family should make the decision about abortion — and it should not be legal. His response to a question about whether or not he would take a lie detector test was another one of those strange, vague statements, or as they’re rapidly getting to be known, Cainisms: [Read more...]

Cain vows to set everthing straight with press conference today


Update: check out this creepy and very unclassy detail now being reported:

She said she didn’t witness any “inappropriate sexual behavior” at the group dinner. But she claimed he asked the waiter for two $400 bottles of wine, and then stiffed the rest of the group when it came time to pay.

Reeling under allegations of sexual misconduct, and with calls to respond more credibly now popping up on the conservative side of the aisle, Herman Cain vowed to set the record straight, scheduling a presser for this afternoon and it’s sure to be entertaining: [Read more...]

New woman comes forward with sexual misconduct claims against Herman Cain

Update: Cain suspects former aide, now working for Rick Perry, of leaking sexual harassment stories.

And then there were three:

A third woman who used to work for the National Restaurant Association told the Associated Press that she considered filing a complaint against Herman Cain over what she described as “aggressive and unwanted behavior.”

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Herman Cain enters face/palm territory

Campaigns are exhausting, gaffes are easy to make. But when asked about China, responses like this don’t exactly shore up concerns over Cain’s foreign policy cred:

“Yes, they’re a military threat,” Cain said on the PBS NewsHour, in response to a question from Judy Woodruff. “They’ve indicated that they’re trying to develop nuclear capability and they want to develop more aircraft carriers like we have. So yes, we have to consider them a military threat.”

China successfully tested their first fission bomb in 1964 and their first hydrogen bomb in 1967. It is estimated they currently have around 200 active nukes.

Update from Feralboy12 in comments: “Not only that, but the communists are trying to overthrow Chiang Kai-Shek, our most valuable ally in the region.”