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Right now at least two of the women claiming Herman -- sexually harassed them will be appearing at a joint news conference so they say there's no word yet on when it's going to happen.
Yesterday came defended himself against allegations that have engulf his campaign.
A new poll shows the scandal seems to be affecting McCain's image according to Gallup his latest positive intensity score.
Dropped to 25 that's lower than his rating before the allegations surfaced.
Fox News contributor Nina Easton is the Washington columnist for fortune magazine.
-- -- so far the allegations don't seem to have a lot of proof behind them they are very vocal very public.
But not -- not a whole lot of proof but it is affecting McCain campaign.
Well I think the stories moved into a danger zone for two reasons for came.
First volley it it's big it's gone from allegations to add credibility issues so -- occasion yesterday can mountains that none of this is true absolutely none of this.
Even though you do have women coming forward claiming.
In their cases it is true and you have the National Restaurant Association acknowledging that in two cases -- -- settlements.
One of which I should add I came with not.
-- Or did or didn't agree to -- you've got that credibility issue nagging the campaign and secondly it moved into with these women coming forward.
It's moved into a stage where this isn't a story that you can just put an end to you talked about this joint press conference coming up.
So I think this is it is more as these women come forward in the story stays alive longer and takes more of -- tall on the campaign.
All of that said however there is still a chunk of the Republican Party electorate.
Who believes that this is back conspiracy and media's conspiracy against against -- and -- are gonna stand by him I think they are good -- -- well.
This sect Karen Kraushaar of the woman who filed.
-- who who yeah settled a sexual harassment.
Complaint against him.
It has come out that she went on to file a complaint a labor complaint in her next job a few years later.
It makes it sound like she is someone who.
Is sort of a serial lawsuit file -- but those charges I mean those.
They they it has the effect of sticking more to Cain I guess because of his public position.
Well this is a problem I think whenever women come forward with sexual harassment charges we saw this with Anita Hill.
And we saw this with the first accuser came public with -- It it becomes you your own background gets scrubbed it's a very risky thing for these women to come forward.
And so right.
You know that none of them it seems like so far are you perfectly.
You know perfect candidate shall we say for making these accusations.
But their -- is seems like they're -- that will be coming forward.
Is so again I mean it's it's it's a hard -- it's.
A hard thing for these women to come forward Nina Easton Nina thank you.
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