The Iowa straw poll for early contenders to the White House, the place we willingly let our presidents re-do, attracted a motley crew this year. Donald Kaul, a veteran observer of the comings and goings, summed up a wannabe in an op-ed, You Can’t Milk a Butter Cow.
She’s good at saying outrageous things with the utmost sincerity, but at the end of the day she seems about a ham sandwich short of a picnic.
You can read the complete column at Other Words. While you are there, check out Jim Hightower, a Texan whose world view matches that of the late, great Molly Ivins — who was never shy about telling the emperor that he had no clothes.