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  •  Ok, humor me for a second here. (1+ / 0-)
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    I actually believe the Perry campaign when they deny responsibility for igniting this story.  They are clearly too incompetent to pull off such an operation.

    If we ask ourselves "cui bono?,"  "for the purpose of a benefit to whom," i.e. "Who benefits?" from the way this story is developing, there is only one obvious answer:  Mitt Romney.

    His operatives or someone working in his interest dig up the Cain harassment story, put the women up to coming forward, and then plant a whisper campaign blaming the only other real contender: Rick Perry.

    Win-Win for Mittens.

    The flavor of the whole episode has been VERY Rovian, and lo and behold, Rove is on record as hating Rick Perry and being very skeptical of Cain's chances:

    His foresight was no doubt based on events already in play....

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