Time to do something smart for a change, Herman – and fall on your political sword…Everyone has had enough of the Minstrel Show.
“Dead Man Walking”… Indeed.
Days after declaring he was moving on from the rapidly developing controversy, Mr. Cain waded back in with an emphatic plea for decency from his high-profile lawyer followed by a defense of his personal integrity and a condemnation of the news media. He was emphatic in saying that men were victims of sexual harassment, too.
His comments came as the latest woman to go public with the accusations — Karen Kraushaar, one of two who settled sexual harassment claims while they worked at the National Restaurant Association while it was led by Mr. Cain — set in motion plans to appear with other women who have accused Mr. Cain of inappropriate behavior.
Ms. Kraushaar, 55, who now works as a spokeswoman for one of the three inspectors general at the Treasury Department, told The New York Times: “When you are being sexually harassed in the workplace, you are extremely vulnerable. You do whatever you can to quickly get yourself into a job someplace safe, and that is what I thought I had achieved when I left.”