Not to turn this blog into Bachmann Watch or anything -- even though such a blog would get much, much more traffic than this one -- but Kathie Obradovich talked to the congresswoman today as she left the Iowa Senate Republican caucus room, then talked to the GOP's leader, Paul McKinley.
She’s a dynamo. Our members were very enthused with her enthusiasm, her grasp of issues. She was very knowledgeable about foreign issues, particularly with regard to the Libyan incursion.
Jim DeMint is ruling out a presidential run
, a possibility that always seemed like more of a beltway dream than someone activists were expecting. So Bachman is the de facto Tea Party candidate. I hoped you liked those major newspaper profiles while you got 'em, Rick Santorum.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
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Can it be again?
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.