the policies of President Ronald Reagan. After all, a hallmark of a free society is the opportunity to express one’s disagreementwith ruling authorities without fear of reprisal.It is a shame, though, that the youngest Kennedy brother felt the propriety of befriending a regime that epitomized the denial of basic human liberty, namely the Soviet Union.Those still not convinced of this line of argumentation mightobserve that, unlike Michelle Bachman, none of these figures arecurrently in contention for the presidential nomination of their respective party. After all, Ted Kennedy quite literally drove hisoff a bridge when he fled the scene of an accident inChappaquiddick, leaving Mary Jo Kopechne to drown. Asairheaded as the press might portray her to be, it is doubtfulanything that absentminded is to be found in Mrs. Bachman'strack record.
To many that would oppose someone like Michelle Bachmanwinning the Republican nomination and possibly even the presidency of the United States, Barack Obama represents the pinnacle of what this country has to offer in terms of politicalleadership. However, if one is able to get over the giddiness thatthe President is half Black to examine him for what he really isas a human being, one cannot avoid the conclusion that Obamais actually flakier than Michelle Bachman.A number of her detractors will insist that Michelle Bachmandoes not have enough experience to be President of the UnitedStates. What was it other than emerging from his mother’s birth