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Herman Cain: 'Stupid People Are Ruining America'

Gosh, I wonder which stupid people he's talking about. Gun nuts or the bible thumpers?

So Herman Cain thinks stupid people just shouldn't bother to vote because they're ruining America? Surprise! I agree with him, though I'm sure we'd disagree about who those stupid people are.

Via Mediaite:

Herman Cain has a message for all you “stupid” people out there in America: Don’t vote! The former Republican presidential primary frontrunner brought his particular brand of showmanship to the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference on Friday, where he lamented the fact that “stupid people are ruining America.”

Cain pointed out that only 58% of registered voter actually voted in the last presidential election. “What about the 42% that stay at home?” he asked.

He’s not so sure they should be voting in the first place. “I have even heard people say, ‘Well, I don’t vote because I don’t know what’s going on,’” Cain remarked. “And I say ‘good!’ Stupid people are ruining America and I’m glad some of a them stay home.”

“Those of us that are informed have to out-vote the stupid people,” he continued as the crowd applauded. “And you have got to become ambassadors of intelligence, ambassadors of information. So number one, stay informed!”

So true. Some of those stupid people were even stupid enough to support Cain's bid for the 2012 nomination.

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