Herman Cain Has No Idea What He’s Talking About

Hermain Cain supports a constitutional amendment which would ban abortion, even though he has no clue how a constitutional amendment gets passed. “I feel that strongly about it,” Cain said on the Christian Broadcasting Network. “If we can get the necessary support and it comes to my desk, I’ll sign it.”

The only trouble is, as Politico’s Ben Smith points out, that’s not how things actually work. “They’re passed in Congress and then need to be ratified by the states,” Smith writes. “The President plays no formal role in the process.”

For further reading, Herman, the National Archives provide a wealth of information on the constitutional amendment process here.

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