Herman Cain's Brain Misfires Over Libya Question

Rick Perry must be rubbing his hands in delight. He's got company as Herman Cain shows once again he's not ready for prime time. Watch Cain draw a blank on Obama's position on Libya. [More...]

Cain also appeared to be unclear on the issue of collective bargaining as it involves federal employees. Asked if he thought federal employees should have the ability to bargain collectively, Cain said: "They already have it, don't they?"

Told they didn't, he said, "They have unions."

Correct answer:

The American Federation of Government Employees, which represents 600,000 federal government workers in 65 agencies, says that most federal employees don't have collective bargaining over pay and benefits. They do have collective bargaining rights over working conditions.

Obama on Libya: here, here and then in this 32 page report.

More bad news for Cain: One of his accuser's boyfriends backs up her claim of sexual harassment, saying she told him about it at the time.

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    "stuff twirling around in my head." (none / 0) (#1)
    by Mr Natural on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 06:47:49 PM EST
    purity and essence... natural bodily fluids...  fluoridation... Condition Red! ... Have you ever seen a Commie drink a glass of water?  Yeehaw.  I'm the president; I'm the republican!

    Bravo! That was the funniest thing (5.00 / 1) (#2)
    by shoephone on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 06:51:51 PM EST
    I've read all day. And it's probably as close to Cain's real thoughts as can be.

    I suspect (none / 0) (#9)
    by Capt Howdy on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 01:24:38 PM EST
    the swamp of his mind would be a bit more X rated

    This (none / 0) (#3)
    by Ga6thDem on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 07:10:09 PM EST
    whole interview looks like SNL. Does he really think people aren't going to laugh.

    This proves that even a complete moron (none / 0) (#4)
    by observed on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 07:10:47 PM EST
    needs a lot of preparation to run for the GOP nomination. Well, I guess Bush proved that already.

    Mussolini-like (none / 0) (#5)
    by koshembos on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 09:50:32 PM EST
    With the exception of Paul and Huntsman, all the Republican wannabes are as ridiculous as Mussolini and as dangerous as he was.

    Paul is as dangerous as the (none / 0) (#6)
    by observed on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 09:57:51 PM EST
    guy down the street who is a paranoid schizophrenic. He is the most obviously mentally unsuitable candidate I have ever seen.
    Also, I hold a big grudge against him for egregious misuse of his professional credentials.
    This man has been a practicing obstetrician for 50 years, and yet he claims he has never once seen a case where abortion was medically necessary. That is simply not possible.
    That lie really bothers me.

    Mercy rule :-) (none / 0) (#7)
    by markw on Mon Nov 14, 2011 at 09:58:34 PM EST
    "The Herman Cain mercy rule is now in effect" :-)

    one thing for sure (none / 0) (#8)
    by Capt Howdy on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 06:21:33 AM EST
    Perry must feel better