No less an authority than Wikipedia defines un-American as "applied to people or institutions in the United States seen as deviating from U.S. norms." Well, citizens, it doesn't get much more deviant than spelling Michelle with one freaking l.
The feminists once so eager to exclude conservative women from their clique won their battle; but, sadly, they lost the war. GOP women decided they didn't need to be "feminists" after all and are now leading the charge to put more women in power.
"The reason Mr. Bulger came out of hiding was to announce his quest for the Oval Office," said Bulger's spokesperson Louis "The Spokesperson" Dalmantin. "He is just the man America needs in these desperate times."
Will Michele Bachmann become the GOP candidate? Not so long ago, I would have said no, but as none of the Republican men-folk seem to be sparking any Barack Obama-like devotion, she may stand a chance.
Rep. Michele Bachmann isn't just a Tea Party candidate -- in many ways she embodies the evolution of the movement. To know her, you have to know the far-right social movement in which she remains rooted.
In early 2009, liberals laughed at the likes of John Boehner and Eric Cantor. Less than 2 years later, Republicans took back the House in a landslide. There's no reason this same trend can't also apply to Michele Bachmann.
President Obama's plan to withdraw 33,000 American troops from Afghanistan by next summer will bring an end to his surge strategy, but it is unlikely to mollify a growing war weariness among the American electorate.
President Obama -- if you can't communicate a compelling narrative about the causes of the economic crisis and a plausible program to create jobs and economic growth, I'd keep an eye in the rear view mirror.