Herman Cain was never going to be president anyway. So many in the Republican Party hate the current black president; they’re sure as hell not going to elect another one — even if he did used to run a pizza chain. These vague allegations of sexual harassment just allow them to throw him under a bus without race seeming to be a factor.
Sexual harassment. “Inappropriate behavior.” It keeps cropping up in political campaigns, doesn’t it? I’m against it, of course, but I’m also against the idea of anonymous women getting a blank check to accuse somebody of it 15 years after it was alleged to have occurred. Is Cain guilty of crass behavior? My guess would be yes. Fat cats often forget their manners. I’m also guessing the women took a cash settlement and agreed to shut up about it. If so, that makes them complicit. If they’re going to whine about it now, they need to identify themselves.
Not that it will help Cain, at this point. He peaked about three weeks ago, just before his 9-9-9 tax plan was pretty well debunked as another gift to the wealthy. The tax plans of his competitors don’t look a lot better, of course, but they’re not black. And so far, they haven’t been accused of sexual harassment. So long, Herman. We’ll catch you later. Probably as a political analyst on Fox.