But the pensions of veterans are on the chopping block, according to the Secretary of Defense, appearing with that other 2008 Democratic presidential hopeful (Obama or Clinton? Clinton or Obama? Now, that's a Hobson's choice.) This, in turn, gives an opening to one of the three leading Repub presidential candidates, last heard practically demanding the President promise military personnel "under no circumstances will you not get a paycheck." Bachmann could defend the interests of our fighting men and women and argue that as a Christian, she believes that a promise made is a promise to be kept. Sure, she will.
Michele Bachmann to the rescue!