Republican Presidential candidate, Herman Cain campaigns in Talladega, Ala., Friday, Oct. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Updated: December 10, 2011 9:46AM
The Cain scrutiny . . .
What a liar!
Memo to GOP presidential contender Herman Cain: Sneed is doing what you are asking: taking the allegations of sexual harassment against you at face value.
And I believe you are not only a prevaricator . . . but a sexual predator.
It is not this country that is broken.
It is you.
I admit it was hard to stomach watching the rose-red-lipsticked mouth of your accuser, Sharon Bialek, issue her statement Monday — while flicking the streaked, white-blond hair out of her eyes . . . while twinkling crystal drop earrings enmeshed in hair extensions (?) snaked down her shoulders.
I also admit I was stunned when Bialek stated her reaction to what she claimed was your attempt to grope her genitals was: “Don’t you know I have a boyfriend?”
How about clocking the pervert and grabbing him by the clockweights while leading him to a police station!!!
The shocker is not only do you deny sexually harassing Bialek, but you deny even knowing her.
I stand by my interview with Amy Jacobson, who claims to have seen Cain and Bialek locked in an intense, but “almost flirtatious” hug/conversation five weeks ago at the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center at a TeaCon gathering.
Not only did Jacobson, who co-hosts a WIND radio early morning show, tell Sneed she saw them conversing privately — but, according to Jacobson, Bialek also subsequently netted a sales job interview with WIND radio last month — and is due for her second WIND go-round Thursday morning.
The bottom line.
I believe Amy.
You, Sir, need to get your act together and off the campaign trail.
The Cain wife . . .
Now comes word Cain’s silent spouse, Gloria, who was planning to sit down with Fox News heavyweight Greta Van Susteren, has postponed the interview.
The Jarrett job . . .
Sneed is told White House best friend Valerie Jarrett, who once wielded a powerful profile — has seen that power diminished.
◆ To wit: Although Jarrett reportedly has line responsibilities, a top White House source tells Sneed that Jarrett is not only less visible to the media, but the business community has been frustrated by her lack of outreach — and, at times, credibility.
◆ The bottom line: She is still this/close to President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, but her influence outside the family circle has waned.
The Greek thing . . .
It’s Greek to me: Greece’s Prime Minister George Papandreou, who is planning to step down in the midst of his country’s worst fiscal crisis, was born in Minnesota to an American mother and speaks English better than Greek.
There ya go.
This & that . . .
◆ Adding to the Jolie/Pitt film coffers, the famous family of eight were spotted this week attending the Japanese premiere of Dad’s film “Money Ball.”
◆ Dr. Conrad Murray, convicted of the involuntary manslaughter of singer Michael Jackson, is not on suicide watch at his Los Angeles jail cell. And how is your day going?
I spy . . .
Mayor Rahm Emanuel at a Feist concert at the Riviera on Friday night . . . Boston Celtics basketballer Jermaine O’Neal at Gibsons on Sunday, ditto Blackhawks Jonathan Toews and Duncan Keith.
Sneedlings . . .
Today’s birthdays: Lou Ferrigno, 61; Nick Lachey, 38, and Mike Horowitz, ageless.