Americans are still struggling to come to terms with the loss they felt as the wackier GOP candidates fell by the wayside. For pure entertainment value, the mendacity they offered on the campaign trail couldn't be beat.
Who can forget Herman Cain worrying about how China, a member of the club for almost a half-century, is now "trying to develop nuclear capability"? How can one top the convincing specificity of Michele Bachmann's claim that on “page 92” of the healthcare reform bill, it says “people can't purchase private health insurance after a date certain, which means people will ultimately go into a single-payer plan”? We have to admit that we'll miss Rick Perry telling us wild tales of Obama's totalitarianism extending to “telling us what kind of light bulb we can use."
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