Herman Cain’s campaign went beyond traditional sexism in politics and political reporting, and beyond traditional victim-blaming and skepticism, in part because the campaign enrolled women to attack other women. Cain might be out of the race, but the Women For Herman Cain are not. Their votes are as much in play as ever, and I don’t know that there’s much that progressives can do to change their minds.
Will “I’m more pro-life than Mitt Romney” be good enough for social conservatives?
At the South Carolina forum Monday, all presidential candidates were asked to weigh in on a federal ban on abortion.