Herman Cain

By Anna Fifield in Washington

Even Herman Cain would not have claimed to be a foreign policy expert.

In fact, the former pizza chain boss turned Republican presidential
hopeful has seemed to revel in his lack of knowledge about the outside world, saying he didn’t need to know who led “small insignificant states” like “Ubeki-beki-beki-beki-stan-stan”. 

Edward Luce

PA

The best joke at the White House correspondents’ dinner last April came from Saturday Night Live’s Seth Myers: “I’m glad someone told me Donald Trump is running as a Republican,” he said. “Because I thought he was running as a joke.”