Uber-conservative members of the Republican National Committee proposed a resolution demanding that Democrats "be truthful and honest with the American people" and "rename themselves the Democratic Socialist Party."
Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., claimed Democrats will use the AmeriCorps program, a pet project of Republican Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, to establish "re-education camps" and indoctrinate children.
Rep. Spencer "McCarthy" Bachus, R-Ala., who impressed me with his ability to count on his fingers and his toes, alleged there are 17 socialists in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, protesting taxes, suggested Texans may want to secede from the union.
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, interviewed in her office for the "American Chopper" reality television show, covered her couch with the pelt of a grizzly bear her daddy drilled with a high-powered rifle.
RNC Chairman Michael Steele, who fell out of favor for calling Obama a mere "collectivist" instead of a "socialist," was forced to kiss Poobah Limbaugh's ring after criticizing the talk show host.
... is like letting your kid drive the Ferrari.