NY Times: Cain Stumbles in Assessing Foreign Policy

On November 14, 2011, the New York Times reported:

Herman Cain became badly flustered on Monday when asked to assess President Obama’s policy toward Libya, raising new questions about his command of foreign policy as he lurched over five minutes from awkward pauses to halting efforts to address the issue.

Video of Mr. Cain’s appearance on Monday before editors and reporters at The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel went viral almost immediately after it was posted online, and drew immediate comparisons to Rick Perry’s recent stumble in a debate when he froze in discussing which federal agencies he would eliminate…

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Huntsman Won’t Rule Out Impeaching Obama

In this video, Jon Huntsman discusses the constitutionality of the U.S. involvement in Libya. “Last I looked, the U.N. was not our Constitution,” he says. “We ought to recognize who’s responsible for declaring war and giving the approval for these kinds of things.”

When asked by a member of the audience whether he thought Obama could be impeached for sending U.S. troops to Libya, Huntsman gave a noncommittal answer: “I’ll let Congress make that decision.”

This footage was captured by an American Bridge tracker in New Hampshire on August 1, 2011.

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MEMO: Questions For The Republican Debate

During tonight’s debate the American people will see the Republican candidates firsthand and will get a glimpse at the positions and ideology driving the field.

Over the last few months, as they have scrambled further and further to the right, American Bridge’s research and tracking has documented the candidates adopting positions that are: hypocritical (Romney and taxes), evasive (Huntsman and Libya) and just downright out of the mainstream (Bachmann and contraceptives).

Yet tonight, as the candidates face a national audience, and not solely a fawning crowd of TEA party activists, the nation will see if they will maintain their extreme positions as the candidates attempt to answer the following questions…

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