Michele Bachmann herself has refused to provide details about her foster children. But given her penchant for exaggeration, don't we have a right to know more about her foster parenting and just how many children this actually involved?
You might think that sexual orientation is a bit more intractable than simply making a choice, like deciding whether to wear black shoes or brown shoes with my new suit. And like an answer to my prayers, there's presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.
Michele Bachmann's beliefs may win her the votes for the Republican nomination, but they all but guarantee that she will not win the moderate voters who decide presidential elections. To them and most of the nation, her positions are out of touch, insulting, and downright flaky.
Not so many years ago, we laughed at a whole kookball buffet of socio-pathetic phenomena: Hummers as mutant status symbols. Promise rings. Gay meth-snorting megachurch pastors. Ahh, simpler times. It all seems so innocent now.