UPDATE: 2:18 p.m.
Here’s a sadly hilarious report from Rasmussen:
“Whether Herman Cain’s surge in the polls is temporary or has staying power, he’s enjoying a big enough bounce to take a very slight lead over President Obama in a hypothetical 2012 matchup. At the moment, the Georgia businessman is the only Republican with a lead of any kind over Obama, although former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has held a similar advantage several times and is currently trailing the president by just two points.”
Rasmussen polling puts it at Cain 43, Obama 41.
Under President George W. Bush, the neoconservative movement enjoyed moments of great influence, helping to drive the nation into an ill-fated, ill-planned invasion and occupation of Iraq.
So what does it mean that in 2011, a leading candidate for the GOP nomination doesn’t even know what “neoconservative” means?
In discussing foreign policy on “Meet the Press” Sunday, David Gregory asked Herman Cain whether he