“I wish my name was Brian because maybe sometimes people would misspell my name and call me Brain. That’s like a free compliment and you don’t even gotta be smart to notice it.” -Mitch Hedberg
Herman Cain doesn’t know who the president of Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan is. While Herman Cain isn’t exactly known for his intellectual capacity, I wondered about the validity of this statement.
I realize Cain is poorly-versed in foreign policy. (Actually, I’d say the only concept he’s well-versed on is sexually harassing women.) I didn’t expect him to be able to find Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan on a map, yet alone name its leader. I have higher expectations for, ya know, people who may actually be president.
I understand that presidents have foreign policy advisers for a reason. Yet I also want a president who has some rudimentary knowledge of the world in which we live. So, which countries leaders should our president be able to name?
My list would be:
This is my bare minimum list. Do you think I’m missing any? Or do I have countries on there that don’t belong?