Full Video – Watch Herman Cain press conference over sexual harassment allegations

Today Herman Cain held a press conference responding to the allegations brought yesterday by Gloria Allred and her client Sharon Bialek as well as the other anonymous claims as well. The full press conference is below:



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Debbie
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Debbie

As a victim of extreme sexual harassment many years ago, I don’t understand the actions of the accusers. I chose not to prosecute, no civil or criminal case was filed. If my attacker became a public figure now, I would NOT suddenly decide that those things that I did not want to discuss years ago should now be open to public debate and criticism. I didn’t want to talk about it then, WHY do so now??? No way could I go on a “media tour” and discuss it over and over. I know people react differently but this just doesn’t make sense to me at all.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Herman Cain is not as smooth a communicator as I’d like, and it’s caused him problems before this on purely political issues, e.g. his abortion position. Maybe he flip-flopped on abortion. Whatever; that’s another issue. He seems to be somewhat slow either understanding what is said to him or thinking out his answer. I can empathize with that. What it boils down to for me is this: when I consider what’s so far come out of the accusations that even comes close to being a fact, when I compare Herman Cain to his accusers, and Cain’s lawyer to Gloria Allred, I don’t consider Cain’s accusers to have any credibility. And that’s the end of it, as far as I’m concerned. If Cain weren’t a Republican primary candidate, by now his attorney would be saying to Allred, “That’s it? Really? That’s all you’ve got?” And if this mess had been in… Read more »

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Finally, someone who is not willing to not punch back!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

CLASS!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

BRILLIANT!

ConstanceJean
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ConstanceJean

I found Mr. Cain to be credible here. I have no worries about him. Time to move on.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Still time to Play with the Hermanator this is not over!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Ok then, what the hell is your second language??????

Rshill7
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Rshill7

Dooofish.

Cindy08
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Cindy08

Herman Cain needs our prayers. Actually, if this is indicative where the country is going, I believe that our country needs God’s mighty hands! Whether the man is guilty or innocent, I pray that the truth goes for, to expose or vindicate Cain.

puma_for_life
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puma_for_life

This is a link to the radio station talking about Bialek:

http://wlsam.com/FlashPlayer/default.asp?SPID=16521&ID=2329023

Anonymous
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Anonymous

don’t throw good money on a lost cause neo

neo_freedom
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neo_freedom
Anonymous
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Anonymous

there is more than the demo romney left

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

At 17:11 of the video Herman answers these questions: LA TIMES: Is sexual harassment real? HERMAN: “Sexual harassment is a very serious charge. In no way have I tried to minimize sexual harassment in the work place.” LA TIMES: Have you seen it? HERMAN: “I have seen instances where it could be interpreted as sexual harassment and if I saw it and if it were an employee or a direct report of mine, I dealt with it immediately before the other person perceived it as an infringement of their privacy. And I might add, not just men who potentially sexual harass women, I’ve also seen situation where women have sexually, attempted to sexually harass men.” LA TIMES: What did you see? HERMAN:(No response.) LA TIMES: How did you deal with it? HERMAN: “I have made sure that it wasn’t tolerated…” I hope that his convictions are as strong regarding the… Read more »

Anonymous
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Anonymous

i just love picking on cults

Anonymous
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Anonymous

999 the monkey drank wine

Anonymous
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Anonymous

hate to tell that train jumped the track

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Trolls are so vile….go away.

Linky11
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Linky11

Hard to go away when you have nothing better to do.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Well go BadBad Libs go away King of the Trolls!

LOL

Anonymous
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Anonymous

What’s your first language?

Rshill7
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Rshill7

Pig-Latin smile

Anonymous
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Anonymous

ep-ya, o na outday. wink

abigail24
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abigail24

I think it’s been so long since people have seen an honest man they don’t know what there looking at. Either Mr. Cain is slicker than owl poop or he’s telling the truth. But sadly if he had shucked and jived (Clinton) the idiots asking the questions would have
have lapped it up. All you nasayers remember the LaCross guys. My heart goes out to his family. One common sense question – if all these bullcrap stories were true would Mr. Cain be so STUPID to put himself in this position? Before you answer that remember he’s not a professional politician.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

are you cainites the re elect committee for obama

Linky11
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Linky11

A Canadian perspective on the Cain scandal:

http://www.smalldeadanimals.com/archives/018327.html

Anonymous
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Anonymous

you cainites had better start looking for a lifeboat your ship is sinking

Steven
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Steven

I just watched the news conference again and what I saw was an impressive man, who exceptionally handled himself in the face of a media frenzy. Last week, they said Cain didn’t handle their smear campaign in a presidential manner. Well? Cain learns quickly doesn’t he? He carried himself in a presidential way today and really made fools of those who have been giving more credibility to his accusers than to him. Cain was very convincing, very comfortable, and very commanding. These are not the characteristics of an embattled candidate, but the characteristics of a front-runner confident that the truth and the facts on his side. I am standing with Cain, as I’ve said since the beginning of this. I will not let the media and the GOP Elites dictate to me who should be the nominee. I am sovereign! It’s one person, one vote and they can’t have mine!… Read more »

Rshill7
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Rshill7

Preach it brudder. Save me a wing on the Caintrain. I’ve got friends and family.

Plus, you get just the right wing and just the right sauce…two words, yummy.

K-Bob
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K-Bob

His delivery is missing the usual sorts of “tell” seen in a coverup. His demeanor hasn’t changed (remember Clinton’s red-faced finger-wagging–totally different demeanor). His eye contact was smooth. He didn’t look down at odd moments. He reminded people that as a manager, he’s pretty good at remembering people. A politician would grab for the “I just don’t recall” safety line and not give up the fact that they are good with remembering.

Compared to the stutterer, I’d say Cain handles this situation far better than Obama has ever handled his legendary list of bad connections, bad moves, and bad behavior.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

999 dying on the vine

Anonymous
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Anonymous
Rshill7
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Rshill7

She’s the one who Cain said was the same height as his wife and held his hand up to his chin.

HEINOUS! OMG!

I guess some women you should just need to be downright rude to.

K-Bob
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K-Bob

I wonder if Bill Ayers is brave enough to be rude to Bernadine?

Rshill7
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Rshill7

Brrrrrnadine? My guess is they are so afraid of one another they just skip the argument, hold hands and go bomb something together to calm things down. They should either be down at ows teaching usable revolutionary skills, or down on their knees thanking the Good Lord they’re not both on death row.

rAnJaY25
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rAnJaY25

All the people are not going to be satisfied with his answer. He could have a news conference between now & election day still there will be people with doubts, some people can’t be convinced. I wish he had said the marxist, liberal driveby media i.e. cnn, msdnc, print media and the other alphabet channels are behind the smears. Like herman said, “I only need 51% of the vote.”

Boris Badenov
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Boris Badenov

This is campaigning as usual, and don’t forget for one second that Obama is an expert campaigner…

Throw the mud everywhere, If your lucky something will stick….

Obama’s modus operandi as proven from his Chicago past is eliminate the competition before the final show….

Anonymous
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Anonymous

At least William Jefferson ( willie clinton ) scored, this book selling joke can’t even do that, best go for the lie box no DNA left…….. roflmao

Steven
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Steven

They got nothing on him. Again Cain will prevail. This is a smear campaign. You saw the press conference. Cain made himself available and the best question they had was whether he would be willing to take a lie detector? Are you serious? I have just sent a contribution to Cain’s campaign and I would encourage others to do the same. The game is that the media will keep this up until Cain poll numbers go down (or up). They keep saying that what he does isn’t good enough, that there are more questions to ask, even though he was available today to answer all the questions they claim they have. Do you think they will be so interested in answers to lingering questions, once the first poll shows Cain in the single digits? Do you really think they will keep hounding Cain about these allegations if tomorrow Cain is… Read more »

odin147
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odin147

u must really like cain..ur all over the place

Rshill7
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Rshill7

And you’re all under the place !

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Right on Steven! Real Conservatives are with you 100%!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I thought having a high powered “well respected” attorney open the presser was a great touch! His statements were great at setting the stage for Mr. Cain’s statements.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

For his family all those that support him so passionately and who have donated their hard earned money to his campaign… I sincerely pray he is vendicated.

KM
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KM

I’m glad the NAACP is speaking out against an obvious inculpatory style lynching of a black man.

What, the NAACP is silent….???

Anonymous
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Anonymous

It is the (NAADCP) National Association for the Advancement of Democrat Colored People. They never come to the aid of a Conservative or a Republican, EVER.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Sorry, I’m a one trick pony. But the point still is lost on too many people to not be made. If Obama had been in this same situation 4 years ago, and you heard a person continue to insist that Obama was their man and that he doesn’t care what Obama says or does, would you call that the supporter an Obama Zombie? So what give Cain Zombies? How many benefits of the doubt can you give a guy before you turn into a Zombie?

Bill Redder
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Bill Redder

it’s not benefit of a doubt. it’s that these accusers just lack the slightest degree of credibility.

but then those inclined to disbelieve cain so readily probably weren’t so keen on him to begin with.

odin147
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odin147

you might be right but only way i see to settle this would be to see those agreements nra reached with these women

Bill Redder
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Bill Redder

it would be helpful. until then their non-statements and vague claims hurt their supposed cause for truth. either have the guts to show your face, and produce the agreement, or sfu.

Bobn
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Bobn

Like most people, I weigh everything. On one side of the scale, there is:
– A successful 40+ year career in business
– An amazing speaker
– A problem solver
– A candidate that has offered specific solutions to the serious problems that this country faces
– A man that has supported the FairTax for years
– An amazing life story (Horatio Alger award winner)
– A man that faced and beat stage 4 cancer
– An author of very insightful books

On the other side of the scale are:
– Three anonymous women with unspecified charges
– One woman with unwitnessed charges from something that happened 14 years ago

The difference between Obama and Herman Cain is that the media absolutely ignored, and are continuing to ignore, all his red flags.

puma_for_life
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puma_for_life

I was listening to Mark Levin and he played some audio from a CBS affiliate radio station in Chicago. This woman used to work for CBS; she has a history; it was implied that perhaps the way the story goes is that she was more likely to be the aggressor. They said there was much more to come and that Cain should hold up on doing anything.

I really think it was insulting for him to be asked to take a lie detector test; he should have shot back, did you ask Bill Clinton to take one.

K-Bob
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K-Bob

It was insulting.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

BRAVO! Can that be made into a billboard across America!

K-Bob
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K-Bob

You omit much in creating this invidious comparison.

Obama had truckloads and truckloads of baggage that the press refused to cover. Ayers, Dorn, Wright, Cocaine, ACORN, “present”, no experience, not actually a professor, sealed records, more sealed records, Rezko, Blagojevich, and on, and on it goes for days and days.

Herman Cain so far: a few “gaffes,” and these women, who all said he didn’t actually “do” anything.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I don’t think that the comparison is invidious. Unless the fact that I disagree with those that won’t consider the possibility that Cain may be less than he is billed to be hateful in and of itself. Is that your claim? Granted that the media is in the tank for Obama. My comment isn’t about the media, it is about Cain supporters. I like Cain. But you don’t think there are serious questions about his honesty at this point? He doesn’t even know the woman? Seriously? Do you accept the statement of the woman on Glenn’s radio show that the alleged harassed talked in his ear point blank for three minutes? Or are you denying her statement?

K-Bob
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K-Bob

Your level of gullibility is your own lookout.

I tend to hold out for facts. The phony firestorm is intended to make people believe they have to decide who’s guilty; right. freaking. now.

Rational thinking means don’t let this fake “immediacy” pressure you into making hasty decisions.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Are you capable of discussing a concept without without attacking a person that disagrees with you? Who is pressured? Who is not holding out for facts? Does considering the possibility that there may be issues with his honesty antithetical to accepting facts or embracing facts as they come? You ignore my central point about the woman on Glenn’s show, and instead continue to draw conclusions about the small-ness of my brain. I’ll ask again: “Can you debate without attacking a person?”. Or is the very fact that I am asking you this further evidence of my gullibility, hatefulness, and stupidity?

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Type in your search engine: Saul Alinsky’s Rule for Radicals.

That is what is going on….the left is so comfortable in engaging in the politics of destruction because most people refuse to get educated! Please, don’t be one of them.

K-Bob
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K-Bob

I addressed a concept. You address it as an attack on a person.

Twice.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

You’re half right, I probably shouldn’t have read your ascribing a motive to me by your use of the word invidious as a personal attack per se. But it was failed attempt to identify my motive.

As for your claim as to my gullibility, you maintain that is not a personal attack? Really? What does qualify as a personal attack for you, if not a claim that a person has one or more unflattering attributes?

K-Bob
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K-Bob

It was a statement of fact. Your gullibility IS your own lookout, is it not?

I know mine is.

Boris Badenov
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Boris Badenov

The media reported heavily on all the ethics violations Sarah Palin was “Accused” of..

Tell me how many of those accusations were true?

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I’m with you that the media is completely dishonest in their claims of objectivity. My point isn’t about the media. It is about Cain supporters.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

We give Herman Cain the benefit of the doubt because there is no proof of any wrongdoing. Those that judge him so anally are not people interested in getting the best true conservative in the White House. The liberals and their media play people like you as fools and you take the bait, hook, line and sinker, congratulations Ruben_21. You and your ilk are putty in their hands.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Why do you not consider the statement of the woman on Glenn’s radio show today to be a fair statement. Do you reject her statement. It is her statement that causes be to question Cain’s honesty. It has nothing to do with the liberal media. But thanks for judging me so anally. I know, I will never be a “true conservative” like you.

Boris Badenov
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Boris Badenov

So Cain supporters are Zombies because the do not believe the Media , which by the way has not produced any proof of any of the accusations…

And in obamas case they refused to even look into anything of relevance.

Had they given their hero even half the scrutiny they devoted to Palin he would never have been elected as dog catcher. But the media is in the bag…

The people are reacting as they are simply because they KNOW the media is not to be trusted any longer.

IF the proof surfaces the people will react accordingly.. There is nothing wrong with Cain supporters.

The Truth, Facts, is that too much to ask for? (well yes we know it is actually)
The media is slinging truckloads of unsubstantiated mud in the hope that something sticks all in the effort to protect their chosen one..

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I may have mis-written. I don’t consider all Cain supporters Zombies.

Based on comments on the board, it seemed to me that some of the supporters were digging in their heels however, regardless of what comes out, with the intention to plug their ears, close their eyes, and yell, “nah nah nah nah nah, I can’t hear anything!” And then carry on as if nothing happened. That is the kind of conduct I would typically expect from an Obama worshiper, not from a rational truth-loving conservative.

If truth and facts are what Cain supporters are seeking I wholly support them. I hope they don’t become like the Obama worshipers and I don’t want them to. I would rather challenge them and create a stir than see the left’s specialty of mindless candidate worshiping be adopted on the right.

Boris Badenov
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Boris Badenov

I agree 100% with your above post Ruben..

Anonymous
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Jaynie59 is this you?

Anonymous
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Anonymous

hahaha, definitely not. I agree with about 30% of the statements in her posts, if that. She has no idea who I am though, I trust.

Bill Redder
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Bill Redder

i’ll just say this: if cain is subjected to a lie detector test then ALL accusers should likewise be tested.

Penny Robinson
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Penny Robinson

Ok, hope this pic link works, but if it doesn’t, go to Rightscoops story and picture of Sharon Bialek, and the 3 other men( 1 is Herman Cain). LOOK AT THE HAND ON THE FAR RIGHT SHOULDER, DOES THAT LOOK LIKE A WOMANS HAND? Photo could be faked. Just sayin : http://www.therightscoop.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/hermancain_sharonbialeckfull

Jaynie59
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Jaynie59

Yup. Most people, on average, are stupid.

Have a nice life folks.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

“Have a nice life folks.”

How funny your frustration at the fact that nobody here is taking you serious. Makes you feel very lonely doesn’t it?… lonely and sad. smile

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I have zero respect for you Jaynie59 because you want to hate Herman Cain. Do you know this man personally? I doubt it. You are so certain he is a liar and yet there is no solid proof of your claims. Some people are just a lost cause, usually those people are called liberals. Does the shoe fit? I think it does. Good luck with your hatefest.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Put down that mirror.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I think he did an awesome job! Way to go Mr. Cain.

rAnJaY25
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rAnJaY25

Like herman said, “I only need 51% of the vote.”

Is_Sense_Common
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Is_Sense_Common

There’s no way Herman Cain is guilty of harassing these women. I saw him at a media event & was in the front row, dead center. I’m really hot – way hotter than these chics & he didn’t hit on me… So clearly he’s not a serial harasser. (total and complete sarcasm. i thought his presser was really well done)

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Turn out the lights the book tour is over

johnos69
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johnos69

This is not going away folks! I still think Cain is finished. Not fair but reality!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

I think that will depend on us , the people . I’m still supporting him .

Anonymous
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Anonymous

If you think Cain is finished you are admitting the enemy has won. Please think for yourself and stop listening to the liars in the national media. They are counting on lemmings like yourself to do their bidding. Cain is not out of it yet. People are awakening to the fact that the media is a bunch of liberal liars trying to manipilate them. Conservatives are not followers, we are leaders that think for ourselves and fight for what is right. To believe all the media circus crap about Cain is buying into their liberal agenda. Cain is a damn good man and a true conservative, I support him 100%. ^*(%@! The National Media LIARS!

Anonymous
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Anonymous

Scoop , will this be available to watch again ? ( Please !) I came in late , I think I missed most of it .

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