Cain slips on Libya

Halting performance raises doubts about his foreign policy grasp

U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain pulled off what commentators have already dubbed a “Rick Perry moment,” referring to the Texas governor’s recent stumble during a televised debate. On Monday Cain gave an interview to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, whose video later went viral on the Internet. It shows a flustered Cain struggling to provide an answer when confronted with the question of how he’d assess President Barack Obama’s handling of Libya. Cain eventually said, “I’ve got to go back and see,” adding, “I’ve got all this stuff twirling around in my head.”

The New York Times

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