Bob Owens

The saddest truth in politics is that people get the leaders they deserve

The ‘Cain train” appears to derail in weiner swamp

He can claim “nein, nein, nein” to every claim of sexual harassment and now an alleged long-term affair, but the volume of accusations has drowned out the questionable credibility of some of the individual accusers, and it seems like the former pizza company CEO is likely to withdraw from the GOP Presidential race. In a […]

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Cain settles Ginger/Marianne ‘who’d you rather’ debate

I jumped off the Cain train a while ago when it became apart he wasn’t serious about doing the basic homework to be a viable candidate. And now it appears that he has another sex scandal. Unlike unverifiable one-off claims, this one is a long-term affair. ¬†An Atlanta businesswoman is breaking her silence, claiming she […]

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Republican foreign policy debate: the morning after

Other than the always cringe-worthy responses of Ron Paul, no Republican President candidate hurt themselves last night in the CNN/Heritage Foundation/American Enterprise Institute moderated by Wolf Blitzer (and moderated well). In my opinion, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney probably tied as debate “winners,” but the real pleasant surprise of the event was Texas Governor Rick […]

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And with this, I bid adieu to the ‘Cain Train’

Since I started blogging politics over seven years ago at Confederate Yankee, I’ve come to the realization that you can forgive the foibles of a candidate if the totality of what they have to offer advances the cause you support. This fact alone explains the very existence of John McCain. After Rick Perry nuked his […]

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Will Cain sex allegations open the door for Newt?

A fourth woman has come forward to allege that Herman Cain sexually assaulted her. The woman, Sharon Bialek, is the fourth woman who has accused Cain of sexually inappropriate behavior in the late 1990s and the first to go public with her charges. She outlined her story at a high-profile New York City press conference […]

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