Tag Archive: Michele Bachmann

Feb 15 2014

Prehistoric modern thinking

Why would anyone think it was a big deal when scientists announced a few weeks ago they had determined that humans carry genes of Neanderthals? Was there really any question? The evidence is everywhere. It’s certainly obvious when we observe the huntergatherer predators who run roughshod over each other in the political world. It would …

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Feb 28 2012

Party of God

You wouldn’t think it would take Him four shots to pick a winner. By Donald Kaul The Republican primaries have been a tough sled for God, the Father of the party. (Well, Republicans claim He is.) First, Michele Bachmann came to Him and asked whether she should run for president. “You go, girl,” He said, …

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Dec 05 2011

Mitt’s personhood problem

The media is ignoring Romney’s view that fertilized human eggs deserve legal rights. By Jason Salzman During the presidential election season — which, in case you haven’t noticed, has already begun — it’s up to reporters to link major state-based political events to positions of the presidential candidates. One such event of late was Mississippi …

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Sep 20 2011

Does the GOP hate women?

By Martha Burk After suffering through several un-presidential GOP debates, I’m struck by the amount of anti-woman rhetoric spewing from the candidates. Although none of them dares utter the W word — unless it’s part of the phrase “our men and women in uniform” — it’s pretty easy to see what their views are on …

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Aug 23 2011

You can’t milk a butter cow

By Donald Kaul Tim Pawlenty, erstwhile governor of Minnesota, gave up his bid for the presidency after finishing third in Iowa’s Ames Straw Poll, shocking the vast majority of Americans who didn’t know he was running. I don’t know whether it was a wise move or not, but it doesn’t speak well of his perseverance. …

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Jun 21 2011

Sideshow candidate

By Donald Kaul I recently wrote a column suggesting that my “lamestream media” colleagues give Michele Bachmann more love. As the most Republican of the Republican candidates, she deserved more attention, I said. They took me seriously. In the recent New Hampshire GOP debate, she emerged as the star. Television networks, newspapers, and blogs all …

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