Way back in August, presidential candidate Herman Cain chose to close the Iowa debate by quoting a poet, who turned out to be disco queen Donna Summer singing the Pokémon: The Movie 2000 theme. As soon as this happened we should have known “Herman Cain is an Art Project” says Rachel Maddow. She points to other cultural references such as Cain’s 9-9-9 plan originating in the video game Sim City and quotes from other great poets like Chris Tucker in Rush Hour 3 (video below).

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