Politics & Policy

Was He Joking About the Electric Fence?

Herman Cain told Meet the Press yesterday that when he recommended putting an electric fence on the border, he was joking. But he made the claim a few times last week without any apparent joviality, according to NBC News. Without video of the speeches (which I haven’t seen around), it’s hard to know whether he was joking or is now backtracking. 

Katrina TrinkoKatrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...


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