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2012 could see a resurgence in Portland's food scene

It was four years ago — the beginning of 2008 — that Portland prepared to get its moment at the center of the nation's food consciousness.
Fortune's return
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 30, 2011

QUIZ: Candidate or Criminal?

Of the 16 passages printed below, half were written or spoken by a 2012 Republican candidate for president. The other half were written by incarcerated criminals. Can you tell the difference?
Telling politicians from those in the pen isn't easy — just take their words for it
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 23, 2011

I’ll miss you, Herman — sorta

The news just a few days ago that Herman Cain was dropping out of the race to become the Republican nominee for the 2012 presidential race kind of made me sad.
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  December 09, 2011

Oh No, Tannenbaum

P&J used to think that when it came time to cull the herd in America, those folks who waited two days outside Walmart or Best Buy to take advantage of discounted shopping on Thanksgiving night or early Black Friday morning should be at the top of t
Ho-ho . . . No; adios, Ken McKay; talking baseball; remembering a guitar giant
By  |  December 03, 2011

The GOP's Potential Cain Problem

I generally don't bother criticizing Andrew C. McCarthy, who as I have previously written is, for reasons beyond my ken, treated by movement conservatives as...
By David S. Bernstein  |  November 04, 2011

Memo to Jack Reed: Cut the bull on Afghanistan; iPad iLliteracy; hazing Cain

Phillipe and Jorge love Senator Jack Reed, but there comes a time when you just have to say, "Don't try to bullshit two bullshitters."
Lipstick on a pig
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 04, 2011

10 Weeks To Manchester

New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner made it official this morning, setting the state's Presidential primary for January 10. That's one week after the...
By David S. Bernstein  |  November 02, 2011
Six-Nines: Potential Herman Cain Hip-Hop Cabinet Appointments

Six-Nines: Potential Herman Cain Hip-Hop Cabinet Appointments

By now we're all familiar with Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain's 999 plan. We don't understand it - because it doesn't make much sense -...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 19, 2011

Pledge class

Whether it's to flags, fraternities, or charities, privileged douchebags love pledging allegiance.
This campaign season, you’re not really committed to defending the GOP agenda unless you sign on the dotted line