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Category Archive: Herman Cain

Nov 08 2011

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, …

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Nov 08 2011

Cain vows to set everthing straight with press conference today

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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 …

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Nov 07 2011

Cain back in the sexual misconduct spotlight and how

This time there are some juicy details about he supposedly did to a women seeking his help in finding a new job after she had been laid off from the organization headed by Herman Cain:

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Nov 03 2011

Poll shows Herman Cain still leading GOP field

I think we have to file this one under somewhat good news: Herman Cain is still leading the GOP field. It seems unlikely that he’ll be able to sustain it, Cain reportedly has no campaign structure to speak of and has fallen prey to serial gaffes and allegations over the last week. But a skeptic …

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Nov 02 2011

David Brooks opines on Cain scandal and draws odd lesson

No matter how clear cut or murky a scandal can be, we can always count on Bobo Brooks to shine, as long as it involves trashing progressives and fluffing cons. His latest apologetic is somehow both painful and entertaining to read.

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Nov 02 2011

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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Nov 02 2011

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 …

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Nov 01 2011

Cain is in for the ride of his life

Wut-woh, one of the people who Herman Cain allegedly sexually harassed is reportedly seeking the thumbs up to tell her side of the story. And since Cain has commented on the issue, repeatedly and with no small degree of confusion, she may now have a legal basis to do so:

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Nov 01 2011

Cain may be collapsing

Herman Cain’s lack of comprehensive campaign structure and experienced advisors may be showing in the wake of sexual hassement allegations. He had ten days to prepare a response for the story and yet he’s contradicted himself again and again in one day. Josh Marshall put up this timeline on TPM for crowdsourcing:

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Oct 31 2011

Cain “shares a little bit of his faith” at the National Press Club

Dogged by allegations of sexual harassment, Herman Cain broke into song at the National Press Club today, and no, this apparently isn’t a joke. It really happened and the man can carry a tune, but it’s still painful to see. Video below the fold.

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