When Life Imitates Tweet; Updated

This past Friday I posted this on Twitter:


As Maxwell Smart used to say, “missed it by that much.”


A new woman alleging sexual harassment by presidential hopeful Herman Cain will break her silence at a news conference with her powerhouse attorney Gloria Allred Monday afternoon in New York City, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.

I was off by two days. Damn!

The good news for Cain is that often the mere involvement of Gloria Allred exonerates the accused in the eyes of the public.

Update: The Gloria Allred press conference will start at 1:30p est (video here) — still no word on whether or not Gloria will bring her favorite bat for a demonstration:

Flashback: Sexual harrassment claims and settlements don’t necessarily ruin political careers.

Update II: Here’s video from the press conference featuring Gloria Allred and the accusor Sharon Bialek. Allred was as classy as ever, saying Cain “offered Sharon his version of a stimulus package.”

Update III: Watch how fast Allred tells her client to zip it after she starts laughing with a reporter about having just had her hair done: