'Gentlemen's Club' Gangs Up on Bachmann

The latest skirmish in the growing war within the GOP began when John McCain took to the Senate floor last week to lecture Michele Bachmann and other GOP Representatives about their letters to various federal officials regarding Muslim Brotherhood influence within the U.S. government. (See also: Obama Administration Draws Closer to Egypt's Moslem Brotherhood.) McCain was followed by a predictable limbo line -- how low can you go? -- of Republican bigwigs, elected and unelected, most of them singling out Bachmann for mockery after she had the temerity to suggest that some of America's enemies might be trying to infiltrate the government in order to affect foreign policy decisions.  (Imagine that!) McCain, John Boehner, et al., for all their (real or feigned) outrage over Bachmann's call for an investigation into the process of granting a security clearance to Hillary Clinton's deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, have offered no rational grounds for condemning the congresswoman's...(Read Full Article)