Herman Cain tweets from beyond the grave

Herman Cain "tweeted" banal pro-Trump propaganda until hours before his death of Covid, a grim month-long spectacle seemingly pumped out by political handlers willing to speak with Cain's voice even as that voice ceased to exist. I speculated that the tweets would continue after his death, a melding of Trumpian incompetence, obscenity and indifference. I…

Herman Cain dies of Covid

Republican presidential candidate and businessman Herman Cain has died. Hospitalized with Covid since June, Cain attended Trump's disastrous Tusla rally shortly before his symptoms appeared. We knew when he was first hospitalized with COVID-19 that this was going to be a rough fight. He had trouble breathing and was taken to the hospital by ambulance.…

Responses to Herman Cain's "Libya" embarrassment

After Herman Cain drew an utter blank when an interviewer asked him how he felt about Obama's handling of Libya, and proceeded to unconvincingly fake a response, Andrew Sullivan rounds up the responses of bloggers around the net, from Cain's supporters and detractors alike. Drezner invokes the mercy rule: There's a mercy rule in Little…

Herman Cain warns against "big potato moths"

[Video Link] Best "Bad Lip Reading" yet, I'd say.   Herman Cain sings God Bless America Cain Train: Herman Cain campaign ad by Tim Heidecker Visualizing Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan to redistribute wealth from the … "Lord Cain," by Tim Heidecker (music) Yet another weird Herman Cain campaign ad: "He Carried Yellow … Herman Cain…

Cain Train: Herman Cain campaign ad by Tim Heidecker

[Video Link]. What could possibly top the horrible and weird and real campaign videos for horrible and weird and real presidential candidate Herman Cain? Why, a horrible and weird and fake campaign video by Tim and Eric's Tim Heidecker. "Thanks to great folks at Cain USA 2012 I got change to make this song and…

Yet another weird Herman Cain campaign ad: "He Carried Yellow Flowers"

[Video Link, via Tim Heidecker] This one's classic, meaning it came out back in August when no-one was paying attention.   Herman Cain sings Lennon classic "Imagine There's No Pizza … Visualizing Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan to redistribute wealth from the … Herman Cain sings God Bless America New Hermain Cain campaign video is, uh,…

GOPokemon: an odd poetic quotation from Herman Cain

GOP candidate Herman Cain at last night's debate: ""A poet once said, 'life can be a challenge, life can seem impossible, but it's never easy when there's so much on the line.'" That poet? The lyricist for the themesong to Pokémon: The Movie 2000, recorded by Ms Donna Summer. Who knew retrogamer chic was a…

Cainthology: Songs In The Key Of Cain, by Tim Heidecker

Tim Heidecker, whom you may know best as "Tim of Tim and Eric," or one of the "Check it Out with Dr. Steve Brule" creators (a second Brule season is coming up!), has come forward with new allegations of song against presidential candidate and alleged serial sexual harasser Herman Cain. Behold! Cainthology (Songs In The…