Cain says he would release all Gitmo prisoners in swap for one GI

Allahpundit thinks this is going to destroy him, but I'm not so sure. First of all, conservatives have shown themselves to be very forgiving about ignorant responses to foreign policy questions and Cain has had several already. Secondly, most Republicans are focusing on the economy which makes it far more likely that Cain's "9-9-9" plan - falling apart the more scrutiny it receives - will be his undoing. New Hampshire, for instance, has no sales tax presently and Cain's 9% sales tax would vastly increase the tax burden for NH residents alone. Allah has some sharp analysis of Cain's foot in mouth problem: When I hear him give answers like the one he gives below about Gitmo, it makes me wonder why he wants to be president in the first place. If you're this disengaged from one of the executive's core duties, why would you want those duties at all? It'd be like me trying to get hired at an accounting firm because I think I can "make a difference" even though I know zip zero zilch about...(Read Full Post)