Posts tagged "Herman Cain"

How to make 'progressives' go ballistic; mention Herman Cain

Fox News has hired Herman Cain,  ”the spirited former presidential candidate and ex-pizza CEO, as a contributor for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network,” the Chicago Tribune reports. Be sure to read the comments following the story; you’d think that Fox News had lost its mind, from the ugly tone of liberal comments. My own... Read more »

The GOP's best bet against Obama? Jon Huntsman!

And this is according to–of all things–the New York Times. Check it out here (interactive chart) and here. The analysis is based on the health of the economy and it provides some contrarian facts that dispute the given wisdom that the Republican race now is down to Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. This analysis was done before Herman... Read more »

Hot stuff about Herman Cain and the Chicago Way

Was the emergence of the sexual harassment allegations against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain spawned by the Chicago Way? The rumors have been hot on the Internet for days, and I’ve basically ignored them. But the rumors are getting more specific and conservative commentator Ann Coulter seems to have put some of the loose ends... Read more »
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Eric Zorn and I hash it out over the GOP presidential field

This is one of my occasional debates with Chicago Tribune colleague and commentator Eric Zorn. It appeared today in the Tribune commentary section and in Eric’s blog, The Rhubarb Patch, where comments also can be posted.  To Dennis, from Eric: What does it tell you that, even though the economy is apparently stuck in the doldrums... Read more »
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