From the “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” File

TPM reports that Herman Cain’s newest way to express his belief that a president needs no expertise in policy is to say “We need a leader, not a reader.”

To which, TPM provides the following clip from the Simpsons Movie

To which I can only say: Herman, it may be time to hang it up. Wow.

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  1. Eric says:

    This is like when he quoted a song from a Pokemon movie.

  2. Moosebreath says:

    As I said in Doug’s thread on this topic:

    “Holy dog whistle, Batman. Yet another example of the perpetually silly Republican idea that Obama would be nothing without his teleprompter. “