According to the YouTube video, Herman Cain said this back in May of this year when he was asked if it was legal to issue a ‘shoot to kill’ order for Awlaki who is an American citizen. He said ‘no’ at the time, given that Awlaki is an American citizen:
I’ve looked for any comments from Herman Cain on the death of Awlaki but so far I haven’t found any. I’d be very interested to know if he still believes this.
UPDATE: Herman Cain is reported to have said at TeaCon this weekend that he did in fact support Obama’s decision to take out Anwar al-Awlaki:
HOTAIR – In a brief Q&A with our panel after his speech, Cain told the crowd that he fully supported Barack Obama’s decision to strike Anwar al-Awlaki.
According to Ed Morrissey, Guy Benson with Townhall.com was the one who asked him the question that yielded the answer above.
Personally I’m glad to know that he supports the strike that took out Awlaki. After all, we are at war with Al Qaeda and he most certainly was a member in high regard.