Herman Cain

Not that I consider Herman Cain an actual Presidential candidate, but I think this Politico story => “Exclusive: 2 women accused Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior” is worth discussing.

Here’s the important part:

Politico: On the details of Cain’s allegedly inappropriate behavior with the two women, POLITICO has a half-dozen sources shedding light on different aspects of the complaints.

The sources — which include the recollections of close associates and other documentation — describe episodes that left the women upset and offended. These incidents include conversations allegedly filled with innuendo or personal questions of a sexually suggestive nature, taking place at hotels during conferences, at other officially sanctioned restaurant association events and at the association’s offices. There were also descriptions of physical gestures that were not overtly sexual but that made women who experienced or witnessed them uncomfortable and that they regarded as improper in a professional relationship.

As it pertains to Cain’s candidacy, this is a whole bunch of nothing that people are going to try to turn into something.

There won’t be any more information about this, because the two women “signed agreements with the restaurant group that gave them financial payouts to leave the association. The agreements also included language that bars the women from talking about their departures.”

So the accused isn’t going to talk about it and the accusers aren’t going to talk about it.

Meanwhile, I just watched Cain spokesman J.D. Gordon NOT deny this situation on Geraldo Rivera’s show. Check it out, below:


YouTube Link => “Cain’s Spokesman JD Gordon Does Not Deny Claims Of Sexual Harassment”

And we all know what *THAT* means! 😀

This is one of the unfortunate realities of politics. You can’t afford to admit to anything, because even if you explain how “nothing” a situation was, your opponents are going to sound bite and half-truth you to death because of it.

Here’s the entire segment, with Ann Coulter and Juan Williams:


YouTube Link => “Ann Coulter on Liberal High-Tech Lynchings & Herman Cain (10/30/11)”

Hopefully, somebody’s going to “leak” the documents, because I’d actually like to know how harassing this “conversation” and these “gestures” were.

Cain is going to get raked over the coals for this because his team refuses to talk about it, so he’s going to be vilified regardless of whether the truth behind these allegations are revealed or not.

Also, if you’re the type of person that finds this situation interesting, wait until you find out about the Rick Perry scandal, if he ever makes it back to the top of the polls…

Sexual Harassment

I remember when they first made up “sexual harassment”.

hehehe Yes, I know that sexual harassment has been a staple of life since the cavemen or whatever, but I mean when they actually decided to make “federal cases” out of it, and they started holding “sensitivity classes” on job sites.

Do I think it’s a good idea? Yep. Because a lot of guys take too much advantage and make workplaces uncomfortable for women that either don’t have it in their personalities to tell dudes to **** off, or are scared to do so for fear of losing their jobs.

I think it’s a great idea, and I’m glad someone decided to implement it. However, there are obvious problems with it, and unfortunately, sometimes it’s allowed to go completely overboard.

For instance, when I write, I call chicks “chicks”. There are some chicks that have told me IRL that they don’t appreciate that I call women “chicks”. That’s not my ******* problem.

It’s not my problem because I’m not their boss, and if they don’t like what I write, they can go read some other blog.

If I *WERE* their boss, however, and I walked in on Monday and asked “Hey… How’re y’all chicks doing? :D” in the most friendly and personable way possible, they could STILL whine and complain about my natural language selection and claim I’m sexually harassing them with conversation that makes them feel uncomfortable.

That’s what I’m saying about this Herman Cain situation. Because the word “sexual” is added to the situation, people are going to try to associate him with Anthony Weiner and , when it most likely ain’t that type’a party.

Bill CammackAlso.. The fact of the matter is that what you say to women, and the “gestures” you make towards them are colored by whether they’re attracted to you or not.

If they like you, you’re being sociable. If they don’t like you, you’re being a creep.

Being that it’s not likely that the chicks thought Herman Cain was HAWT, pretty much anything he says to them is going to be construed as sexual harassment.

I was chatting with this gal on Friday and asked her what she was going to do over the weekend… Had I been her boss, and had she not considered me cute, she could have tried to press charges for my asking her “personal questions”. :/

So, Yeah.. This Herman Cain / Inappropriate Behavior situation is a whole lotta nothing.

Having said that…

If the eventually-leaked documents indicate that Cain was like “Yo, You’re looking good tonight! >:D .. How about you meet me at my hotel room so you can hop up on my 9-9-9?”, *THEN* we’ll have another Political Sex Scandal to talk about!!! >:D

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5 Comments

  1. First of all, anyone who runs for president knows they are going to be slimed. Anything and everything from a candidate’s past is fair game. That’s just the ugly truth.

    So I think this is actually less about the specific allegations of sexual harassment than it is a test of how Herman Cain and his team will handle this scandal. So far I am unimpressed. I didn’t watch the 2nd video…is it Cain that dragged out the “High-tech lynching” stuff? Give me a break! I don’t think the race card is gonna play this time. He definitely trotted out the “I don’t recall…” line.

    Better work on those powers of recall quickly, Mr. Cain, and take control of the narrative. Otherwise, you lose. I’d hate to see you blow it! 😉

    1. They’re handling it absolutely horrifically, in fact, Liz.

      It wasn’t Cain that said that. It was Ann Coulter, when she was comparing him to Clarence Thomas.

      This is what happens when you’re too used to people not questioning you. You get used to being able to say “I’m not going to talk about it” and the issue just goes away. That dog don’t hunt in Presidential elections.

      That’s probably why none of the REAL Republican candidates wanted to run. They didn’t feel like the gamble of potentially becoming President was worth people exposing them.

  2. As a black man, why do you feel entitled to disrespect womyn by calling us out of our names and adding to the sexual violence that is against us in addition to justifying stereotypes about our race which states that pur men are a bunch pf volatile apes with no respect for womyn? No, you dont call wpmyn in a business setting chicks? Woukd you call men that? Or how would you like it for some gay man to call you boy or some other playful word they use? Knowing how black men feel about those gays, I know you wouldnt like thatz!

    1. That’s actually a good question, Raven. 🙂

      First of all, I don’t subscribe to your biased view of the world.

      Second, people are too concerned with what people “call” each other instead of how they act towards each other.

      Women always want men to lie to them and act inauthentically, and then turn around and complain when they find out the dude was lying to them, even though that’s what they asked for.

      You’re asking me to lie to you when you request that I call you something other than what I would naturally call you.

      Does that make sense? 😀

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