The woman has not given her name, has not spoken in the public sphere about her accusations.
Someone granted confidentiality by the press is making an accusation.
There is a reason to keep rape victims names out of the press.
None of the three woman has apparently yet accused Mr. Cain of rape.
This is a whisper game and everyone should be offended. If we say it is okay to do this with Herman Cain, what comes next?
A person tells POLITICO that Barack Obama's a secret Muslim? He denies it and two more make the accusation to the press but the public never knows anything about them and has no way to determine whether the person is telling the truth or not?
We should all be offended by what is taking place. This is like the Lillian Hellman play only in that at least the child doing the accusing was known.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot" for today: