Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain complained Wednesday that idiots are destroying the country.
“Here’s what I need you to do,” Cain told a crowd of supporters in Dayton, Ohio. “Stay informed, know the facts because stupid people are ruining America.”
“They are,” he added. “We just have to out-vote them.”
Cain was probably talking about Democratic voters, but a series of gaffes this year may leave some wondering if the candidate should have included himself in that group.
The former Godfather’s Pizza CEO has referred to Uzbekistan as “Ubeki-beki-beki-stan-stan,” didn’t seem to know that China has nuclear weapons, asked Cuban-Americans how to speak “Cuban,” struggled to remember the U.S. role in ousting Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, worried that the Taliban was forming a new government in Libya, and decided that CNN host Wolf Blitzer’s name was simply “Blitz,”
Watch this video from CNN, broadcast Nov. 30, 2011.