Bachmann Overdrive

by David Frum

Everybody was talking yesterday about Sarah Palin's big fundraising haul: $865,000 in the second quarter of 2010.

But I'm proud to say that FrumForum star reporter Tim Mak noticed something fascinating underneath the hype: Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann actually raised twice as much as Palin over the quarter.

And for those who fear that the zanies have taken over the Republican party, Mak offers this reassurance: Palin raised a lot - but Mitt Romney (who has not reported yet) has almost certainly raised more. Details on the FrumForum site.