At least, some of us are.
Michele Bachmann is running for fucking president
While this must be mercilessly mocked, it must also be steadfastly taken seriously. She was elected and re-elected, and we should have learned by now never to underestimate the vacuity, susceptibility, and short-term misguided thinking of the American voter.
Though this might be a good time for me to think about getting cable, just for Comedy Central.