Yesterday we learned, courtesy of a New York Post columnist, that Herman Cain‘s sexual harassment accuser Sharon Bialek is too pretty to be credible as a victim because she must have been “asking for it.” I mean, she was wearing lipstick at her press conference, the hussy!
Today we learn, courtesy of a web site called Herman Cain PAC , that another sexual harassment accuser, newly identified on Tuesday as government official Karen Kraushaar, is too ugly to be a victim. She’s an “ugly bitch,” in fact, and a photograph of the competitive equestrian posing with a horse required the caption, “Just to be clear, Karen Kraushaar is the one on the left.”
The Daily revealed Karen Kraushaar’s identity yesterday; she is one of the two women who accepted a financial settlement from the National Restaurant Association in exchange for keeping quiet about Cain’s alleged inappropriate comments and sexual advances. The 55-year-old Kraushaar is currently the communications director for the Inspector General’s Office of the Treasury Department (i.e. she “works for Obama”) and has been married for 20 years. While Kraushaar herself did not speak to reporters from The Daily for the story, the piece was filled with positive “character witness” type quotes from family members and former colleagues.
On the heels of The Daily’s reveal yesterday, the Herman Cain PAC posted their sleazy pics. (To be clear, the web site calling itself Herman Cain’s PAC is
merely a fundraising group that not directly affiliated with Cain himself, but supports the candidate.) As of noon today, the headline calling Kraushaar an “ugly bitch” is still posted on the Herman Cain PAC web site — which I am not linking to, as I do not want to send them the traffic — under an American flag and the words “Making the American dream come true.”
Herman Cain held a press conference on Tuesday, in which he denied all sexual harassment allegations against him, suggesting the five different women who have spoken up are part of a smear campaign. In particular, he referred to Karen Kraushaar’s accusations and said, “To the best of my recollection, that is the one that I recall that filed a complaint that was found to be baseless. The accusations made of sexual harassment. They were found to be baseless.”
Yesterday night, Karen Kraushaar spoke to The Washington Post and said that because her identity is “no longer a private matter but a matter of public interest” thanks to The Daily, she would like to hold a joint press conference with Cain’s other accusers. “I am interested in a joint press conference for all the women where we would all be together with our attorneys and all of these allegations could be reviewed as a collective body of evidence,” she told the Post.
I don’t even have anything to say about this anymore. Every day it gets more ridiculous.
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