Herman Cain on Wednesday mocked the Democratic efforts to pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010 by mimicking a remark made by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).
During an interview on Fox News with conservative commentator Sean Hannity, Cain praised the filibuster led by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for giving the “American people time to begin to get familiar with some of the facts of the situation.” The former pizza mogul and Republican presidential candidate then recalled how President Barack Obama “forced ‘Obamacare’ down the throats of the American people.”
“And Nancy Pelosi said, ‘We have to pass it to tell you what’s in it,'” Cain said, raising the pitch of his voice to imitate the former House Speaker. “Remember that phrase?”
The impersonation had Hannity in stitches.
“That was the best imitation I think I’ve ever heard,” Hannity said.
Watch the interview. Cain’s impersonation comes at about the 40 second mark: