This is exactly what takes the steam out of a good candidate - a mouth that runs ahead of the brain. Bachmann has a lot going for her - and she is one of the most “conservative” of the bunch. But when he mouth runs ahead of the brain (and facts) - it costs you (and can cost you an election).
Gee whiz, it’s like people are trying to tell time by watching the second hand of the clock. Does this moment or that moment or the other moment spell doom for the candidate?
It’s a long time till the convention.