“Y’all were supposed to applaud,” - Herman Cain
"Herman Cain told a group of Occupy Wall Street protesters to go home, get a job, and get a life. That's the Republican version of hope and change, ladies and gentlemen." – Jay Leno
"That's why our blacks are so much better than their blacks." - Ann Coulter
David Letterman's "Top Ten Signs Herman Cain's Campaign Is In Trouble"
10. Can't afford cigarettes for new campaign ads
9. It's been fun, but there's no way we're actually electing a guy named 'Herman'
8. While campaigning, kissed a photo of himself and signed a baby
7. New campaign slogan 'Mayday!'
6. Even Michele O'Bachmann thinks his ideas are nuts
5. He trails Gadhafi's corpse in the polls
4. Refuses to acknowledge the road to the White House goes through me, Dave
3. He's acting less fun-crazy and more crazy-crazy
2. Just accepted million-dollar offer to pose nude in Playboy
1. There's a 0-0-0 chance he'll be president
“And the other thing that I would add is I’m sure there are going to be some more trumped up charges. People are going to try and dig up things.” Who knew that there would be a third woman coming forward to tell of sexual harassment from the Hermanator, including his invitation to her to come up and see him sometime at a corporate apartment he kept while being in top lobbyist of the US Restaurant Association... Dana Milbank, linked above, relates how Mr Cain quickly went from being Mr Nice Guy to the reporters asking him questions, to morphing into the Incredible Hulk, with bodyguards using elbows and fists to clear the way, as he refused to answer any more questions. It's a scene that fits in better in Syria or Yemen than in Washington, and the scrutiny of Mr Cain has barely begun. Like I said yesterday, its Mr Cain's anger and short fuse that will do him in, unless we find more pubic hairs on the Coke cans...
The Arab League is touting this a dawn of a new era in Middle Eastern politics, mainly because its the first time any country has listened to the Arab League and gone along with their suggestions. Whether they will have enough influence to steer a democratic government in Libya, or get the Egyptian Army to relinquish their strangle hold on the Egyptian government, remains to be seen. Who knows, maybe the rains of the Arab Spring will produce fields of flowers and crops instead of mud and quicksand...
But, just to be sure, and to ease the minds of the Iraqis who don't want us to leave their country, the US will be cramming as many troops into Kuwait as it can fit. Coupled with the predator drones and naval station in Bahrain, we are planning on having quick response units in case Iran responds to the next attack on them from Israel, err, I meant in case Iran moves troops into Iraq...