Cain's "sexual harassment" verses Obama's

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    Well on the one hand we have Cain who we know for a fact said "something" to "someone" (some-three?) sometime in the decade of grunge rock and "Must See TV" that made them very uncomfortable (and rich).

    On the other hand we have President Obama who said, well... all this:

    (Hat tip for all of the links to Jim Treacher)

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    And this:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Juy9NwI8_i0]Sweetie - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    And there is of course, this...

    Ron Suskind Interview:

     
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    Must not forget this to:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...-was-intense/2011/09/19/gIQA9OUygK_story.html

    Thanks for all your work Jim. :clap2:

    African-American politician&#8217;s treatment of women questioned | The Daily Caller
     
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    Ouch!

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...-and-ignored/2011/09/16/gIQAAOSSXK_print.html
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    “This place would be in court for a hostile workplace,” former White House communications director Anita Dunn is quoted as saying. “Because it actually fit all of the classic legal requirements for a genuinely hostile workplace to women.”

    ...
    “I felt like a piece of meat,” Christina Romer, former head of the Council of Economic Advisers, said of one meeting in which Suskind writes she was “boxed out” by Summers.
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    “The president has a real woman problem,” an unnamed high-ranking female official told Suskind. “ The idea of the boys’ club being just Larry and Rahm isn’t really fair. He [Obama] was just as responsible himself.”

    Hmm
     
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    Succinctly, the difference between Cain's harassment and Obama's is that multiple women have credibly accused Cain of harassment and zero women have credibly accused Obama.

    For the record, I would not enjoy being called "sweetie" by a man I didn't know, but it is not harassment, in and of itself.
     
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    I don't know if Christina Romer or Anita Dunn (per the last example) are credible sources or not but it's hard to see what they have to gain by lying. (as opposed to Cain's two actual accusers)

    Not even knowing what Cain is accused of makes the whole thing even more silly than the usual scandal of the week. So far Cain is only credibly accused of having been accused.
     
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    This doesn't surprise me of either Obama or Cain. Really,
     
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    Least surprising of all is the media treatment subjected to each. It brings to mind an old SNL skit about sexual harassment with President Obama in the Tom Brady roll...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsZlLDGs604]SNL - Sexual Harassment and You - YouTube.mp4 - YouTube[/ame]

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    What's "credible" about them? We don't even know what they have claimed Cain did.

    If being called "sweetie" is not harassment, then why is saying your as tall as my wife who is "this high" and making a gesture showing her height?

    Do you turds actually believe the absurd shit you post in this forum?
     

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