National Review plays it straight - and thinks she has a real shot in Iowa (I didn't realize she was born there). The way in which formerly sane conservative outlets never actually declare the loony right loony is truly unnerving. But then the way in which Iowa has become such an outlier is even scarier:

For example, the 2010 GOP [Minnesota] Secretary of State nominee, Dan Severson, recently said, “Quite often you hear people say, ‘What about separation of church and state?’ There is no such thing…I mean it just does not exist, and it does not exist in America for a purpose, because we are a Christian nation.”