George Will Slights Bachmann's Fitness to 'Control' Nukes--Just as He Slighted Palin's

August 14, 2011 | 6:18 PM EDT
Washington Post columnist George Will, who has never commanded anything with greater throw-weight than a word processor, suggested on ABC's "This Week" this morning that President Barack Obama would have an easier time in the general election defeating Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann than Texas Gov. Rick Perry because the "threshold question in any presidential race" is "[s]hould this person have control of nuclear weapons."