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Dumb and Dumber: Gene Simmons & Herman Cain Sound Off on Obama and Israel

Posted: 05/25/11 03:03 PM ET

President Obama's speech on the Middle East has inspired a lot of ridiculous responses. But few trump Kiss co-frontman Gene Simmons' confused tirade and GOP candidate Herman Cain's embarrassingly ignorant "doctrine". Roll tape!


Gene makes a good point, people who are not from the region should just shut up: he brilliantly drives this point home when talking about the Golan Heights in the context of the West Bank (oops), and referring to PM Netanyahu as el presidente. Oh, how I miss the days when Gene Simmons' contribution to society consisted of writing and singing about f*#^ing underaged girls. This guy is the Donald Trump of music -- and I mean that in the worst possible way.

Next, Cain explains his so called "Cain doctrine" regarding Israel/Palestine, which might as well have been written by his morally obtuse biblical namesake. Unfortunately for the presidential hopeful, he unambiguously exposed his profound ignorance of the conflict. Notice the blank cow-like stare when asked, "where do you stand on the right of return?" Talk about a (pizza) pie in the face! Mr. Cain, here is a bit of advice: supporting the "right of return" won't get you in "President" Netanyahu's good graces. Silly Republicans, do your homework.