America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
As time goes by I am more and more convinced that Bachmann doesn't really know what she is doing, and is in way over her head. It's not necessarily one big thing, but her lack of detail to the little things keep adding up. I keep asking the question, "Is this the type of attention to detail that you want as President?"