Herman Cain

Cain’s Planned Parenthood ‘Genocide’ Remark

Somewhat lost in the firestorm of sexual harassment allegations were Herman Cain’s comments on Sunday’s Face the Nation regarding abortion – chiefly, that Planned Parenthood clinics are intentionally placed in black neighborhoods to perpetrate genocide. They actually reflect a view that’s regaining traction among socially …

Period. End of Story.

Maybe it’s a just verbal tic for Cain and crew, but there’s only so much mileage they can get out of this blanket response to reasonable questions:

“I’m 100% pro-life. End of story.”

“I am pro-life from conception, period.”

“The Cain train takes the high road. End of story.”

“Herman Cain has never sexually harassed anybody,

Hermain Cain’s Hollow Iran Plan

Herman Cain appears to be digesting his foreign policy briefings. In an interview with the Israeli publication Israel Hayom–and by the way, where does Cain find the time?–the improbable GOP star sounds far more coherent on world affairs than he has at moments like, say, this. Check out Cain riffing on the relative production costs for …

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

It’s sort of fun to watch as the right-wing press attempts to handle the phenomenally unprepared and unworthy Herman Cain with kid gloves. Here, for example, is the neoconservative Weekly Standard, explaining Cain’s cluelessness about neoconservatism on Meet the Press:

“Would you describe yourself as a neoconservative then?” [David]

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