On Fox News’ “Hannity,” ’12er hits foreign policy critics, claims consulting with ex-ambassadors, former national security advisers; challenges “anybody to say that I wouldn’t know how to approach foreign policy.”
Cain: “You think I’m dumb enough not to study up on these issues? I’ve been studying these issues for months.”
Keeps mum on running mate and/but says “short list keeps getting shorter.”
Explains his missed tax payment in 2006: “I was trying to stay alive…. We may have missed a filing in one of the states and they filed a lean, but we took care of it.”
Dismisses various media headlines, including Guv Perry calling him “brother” during GOP debate.
“Let me tell you a little secret. You’re not going to find that breakthrough story trying to find something that’s going to offend Herman Cain. It takes a lot more than that to offend me or make me upset.”