I’ve mostly been avoiding political news lately, but the Republican primary race has still managed to get on my radar. Is Michele Bachmann as crazy as that hatchet job of a Newsweek photo implies? Is Sarah Palin running or not?
Neither of these women are likely to secure the nomination, but here’s my main observation: Bachmann and Palin have both managed to build big, national political careers. Politics is often a man’s world, but these two women are playing in the big leagues. And they both have a ton of children. Palin has five, including a special needs toddler. And Bachmann, in addition to her four biological children, fostered almost two dozen over the years.