Political Theater

Herman Cain thinks the Taliban are involved in Libya’s new government

November 21, 2011

On Friday Herman Cain, explaining his stumble on a question about Libya in a recent interview, suggested the Taliban of Afghanistan and Pakistan are “going to be part of the government” in Libya.

Cain and his supporters joke about Anita Hill

November 11, 2011

Herman Cain was filmed joking about Anita Hill on Thursday, less than a day after he controversially referred to Rep. Nancy Pelosi as “Princess Nancy” and following a week he spent embroiled in numerous allegations of sexual harassment.

Perry forgets his third point at debate

November 10, 2011

Rick Perry made everyone watching the GOP debate tonight wince a little when he told the audience he would eliminate three government agencies — but could only remember what two of them were. Here’s the clip:

In gaffe, Cain implies China does not have nuclear weapons

November 2, 2011

Herman Cain made another “misstatement” on PBS NewsHour last night, telling Judy Woodruff that China, which tested its first nuclear bomb in 1964, is “a military threat” because “they’ve indicated that they’re trying to develop nuclear capability.”