Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann speaks in Charleston, S.C.on June 29, 2011.
John McCormack is a staff writer at The Weekly Standard.
One gets the sense that some in the media are doing their best to help Michele Bachmann win the Republican nomination by attacking her over ridiculous kerfuffles. The latest example involves her claim that the Founding Fathers "worked tirelessly" to end slavery. On Good Morning America, host George Stephanopoulos told Bachmann that her claim is "just not true":
Tuesday (July 5, 2011): Casey Anthony reacts to being found not guilty on murder charges.
The day-after stories about the not-guilty verdict for Florida mother Casey Anthony, who was accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in a case that has dominated the tabloids and cable news networks, include a clue to what the jurors were thinking.
It was 1985, and I was starting high school. Like any teenager, I was anxious to fit in. So I took a few fashion-forward steps: I slipped into my Guess jeans, lined my eyes with teal green, sparkly eyeliner and got the haircut of the decade: part Duran Duran, part Pat Benatar — slicked-back sides crunchy from gel, pin-straight, spiky bangs and a whoosh of hair teased and sprayed to impossible heights on the top of my head. It was awesome.