Is George Washington rolling in his grave yet?
Though the rhetoric and spectacle of the most recent Republican presidential debates has died down a bit, it has left me thinking…
In watching the so-called “debates”, one almost gets the sense that a comedy of errors is taking place. Witness some of the following:
- Michele Bachmann takes on Rick Perry‘s Executive Order mandating that very young girls be immunized against a disease associated with sexual activity. The only problem? It was voted down by the legislature and never took effect.
- Or what about Rick Perry looking to smash Mitt Romney over the head with his “He’s been running [for President] for five and a half years” dig? As if. Romney was definitely out of the spotlight for most of that time, notwithstanding an occasional op-ed here and there. Not too egregious, but erroneous nonetheless. [Continue reading]