Charles M. Blow: The G.O.P.'s Bachmann ProblemQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The Republican Party is experiencing an existential crisis, born of its own misguided incongruity with modern American culture and its insistence on choosing intransigence in a dynamic age of fundamental change. Instead of turning away from obsolescence, it is charging headlong into it, becoming more strident and pushing away more voters whom it could otherwise win. A prime example is Michele Bachmann, who burst back on the scene with a string of lies and half-truths that could have drawn a tsk tsk from Tom Sawyer.|
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