The Missing Story: Cain As Front Man for Billionaires

GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain serves as front man for the billionaire Koch brothers in a way rarely, if ever, seen in modern times for a prominent U.S. major party candidate. That relationship should be an ongoing part of his campaign coverage. It’s arguably far more important in its implications for voters than the sex […]

A pre-election conversation

Walking into a San Francisco bar, I saw Chico, a guy I knew in the 1960s. We had run into each other at anti-war marches, sit-ins for equal hiring practices and other popular political activities of the times. Over beer, we overheard a nearby couple discussing the November 2 elections. “Man,” I told him, assuming […]