RUSH: Herman Cain was on Fox News Sunday. He did not know what right of return meant. Chris Wallace asked him his thoughts on the right of return. He had no idea what it was. Fox News Sunday. Here is how it went.
CAIN: The right of return? The right of return?
WALLACE: The Palestinian right of return.
CAIN: That’s something that should be negotiated. That’s something that should be negotiated. But —
WALLACE: Do you think the Palestinian refugees, the people who were kicked out of the land in 1948 should be able or should have any right to return to Israeli land?
CAIN: Yes. But under — but not under Palestinian conditions. Yes. They should have a right to come back, if that is a decision that Israel wants to make. I’m back to it’s up to Israel to determine the things that they will accept.
RUSH: He didn’t know. Last night on Hannity Herman Cain, former CEO, Godfather’s Pizza. They played this clip back for him, Hannity played the clip for him and said, “A lot of people think you didn’t understand the right of return.” Here’s what Herman Cain said.
CAIN: They are exactly right. Chris caught me off guard. I didn’t understand the right of return. I now know what that is. The thing that you’re gonna learn about Herman Cain, if he doesn’t know something he’s not going to try and fake it or give an answer that he doesn’t know what he’s talking about. Now, here’s the thing about that right of return that I have learned since Sunday. It wasn’t that they were kicked out of Israel by the Jews. No, their Arab leaders asked them to leave because they thought they were gonna annihilate what was left and then they could go back. So, yes, I still stick by my answer, it is the responsibility and the decision to be made by Israel.
RUSH: So he’s relying on his instincts here, got the answer half right, but he didn’t know what he was being asked when he was being asked. Last night he admitted it as his recovery. Well, what else could he do, Snerdley? I mean, he had no choice but than to say he didn’t know what it was, and that’s good. (interruption) What do you mean we’ve seen what politicians will do recently? Who are you talking about? Oh, oh, well, you’re talking about Newt? Well, all right. Okay. Well, stick to Herman. I got the Newt sound bites coming up here, but I think it’s a credit to Herman Cain. “I did not know what it was.” Now, if Herman had listened to this program all last week, he would know. That was his mistake. ‘Cause we ‘splained it on this program numerous times, as we have over the course of the 22-plus years behind the Golden EIB Microphone.
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