Politics

Video: David Letterman Grills Herman Cain on 9-9-9 Plan

| by Michael Allen

On Thursday, GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain taped an interview on the 'Late Show with David Letterman' that will air tonight (preview video below). One of the topics that came up was Cain’s 9-9-9 economic plan.

“You don’t even know what it means,” said David Letterman. “I heard somebody say to you, ‘how would so-and-so and so-and-so be handled under 9-9-9?’ And you said, ‘I don’t know.’"

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“That was one of those obscure questions,” said Cain.

“But you’ve gotta deal with the obscurity when you’re president!” Letterman countered.

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Later in the interview, Cain joked, “Are you trying to talk me out of this?”