Even so, an interesting addition to her background in this Trib/LA Times story:
A tax lawyer who ousted a more moderate Republican to win election to the Minnesota Senate in 2000, she attributes her combative spirit to growing up as the only girl in a family of boys. One brother became a popular TV weatherman in Des Moines; another is on the Yale School of Medicine faculty.Yes, Michele Bachmann is a viable candidate.
We can't afford establishment "geniuses" who have spent us into penury any more.
More. WSJ: The Tea Party's First Victory. Obama opposes spending cuts right up to the time he calls them historic.