If a placebo can increase or decrease pain just be convincing the placebo taker that this is the effect, is it possible that our country could use one? Or maybe that’s what Bachmann is–ineffective as a legislator, but she makes people feel like she can make a difference, and that’s why she wins polls…
That, or she just drives in supporters and pays the straw poll cost for them. Why ever it is–whether it’s because she’s placebo or because she can truck in more voters than Ron Paul (if barely), check out the video below on the placebo effect. Absolutely fascinating.
- Iowa Straw Poll updates . . . I’m reading that the winner will be announced at 7:00 EDT (jhaines6.wordpress.com)
- Bachmann Wins Iowa Straw Poll (fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com)
- Bachmann & Paul camps getting supporters to the straw poll (politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com)