From The Washington Post:
The parallels with Clarence Thomas were probably unavoidable for Herman Cain, but as the scandal regarding sexual harassment claims heads into its fifth day, they’re starting to crop up more frequently — including, now, at Cain’s own behest.
Cain’s campaign has brought Thomas into the conversation by sitting down with the U.S. Supreme Court justice’s wife, Ginni , who happens to be a conservative activist and contributor for the Daily Caller. Meanwhile, a super PAC supporting Cain is now calling the controversy a “high-tech lynching” — the same words Clarence Thomas used in 1991.
“That’s exactly what they’re doing to Herman Cain today,” Americans for Herman Cain campaign director Jordan Gehrke says in a fundraising e-mail released Thursday morning and sent using the American Conservative Union’s e-mail list.
The e-mail was titled “Don’t let the media ‘lynch’ another black Conservative.”
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