Cain Turns Tough Question Over to Gingrich

In response to Medicare question, he tells his debate opponent, "You go first."


During this weekend’s debate between Herman Cain and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Americans for Prosperity Texas chairman Ben Streusand asked Cain whether he favored a “defined benefit plan” or “premium support” when it comes to Medicare. Cain slowly repeated the question to himself before tossing it to his opponent ("You go first, Newt"), much to the entertainment of the audience.

Last month, asked by CBN's David Brody how he would deal with "gotcha" questions, like who's the president of Uzbekistan, Herman Cain admitted, "When they ask me who is the president of Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan, I'm going to say, 'You know, I don't know. Do you know?' "

Is there something refreshing about a politician who admits his areas of ignorance, or does Cain need to hit the books as hard as he's hitting the campaign trail? 

Read more at Politico and Mediaite.

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