–He’s very image-conscious: “‘All I want to know is what they’re saying about me,’ he said. ‘Newsweek came up with the word “silver fox.” Tell me what “silver fox” means.’”
–He doth protest: “‘Oh, don’t tell me it’s something gay!’ he said. ‘Because I’ve been called that before.’”
–He wants to probe the mystery that is Ryan Lizza: “O.K., earliest childhood memories. Not the safe one, just the first one.”
–He doesn’t think you can handle his truth: “‘My goodness, you guys are quick, sharp, and complimentary so far—just until I get to know you long enough, and then you might even tell the truth.’ He paused. ‘Which I’m really afraid of!’”
–He loves his luggage!: “He grabbed a large suitcase from a cart—’I’m the high-maintenance traveller here, with the biggest, heaviest bag’—and he and Michele walked away.”
The article concludes that Michele Bachmann has a tendency to speak too soon and without sufficient thought to ramifications.