11/02/2011 01:49 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Herman Cain Should Have Chosen to Be Gay

Poor Herman Cain.

He is now in the awkward position of trying to slither out of a mushrooming sexual harassment scandal by parsing words such as "agreement" vs. "settlement." This led conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer to ask whether he was being "Clintonian."

But there actually was a simple way for Herman Cain to avoid the whole mess: he could have chosen to be gay.

Earlier this month on the television show The View, Herman Cain said that he thought homosexuality was a "choice."

If it is a choice, then why didn't he flip on his gay switch when he felt sexually tempted? This would have saved him from a lot of trouble. When he safely returned home to his wife, he could have switched back to heterosexuality. It seems that Cain lacks the discipline to choose his homosexuality when he needs it most. This is why he is unfit to be president.