"It is not necessary to beat the child into submission; a little bit of pain goes a long way for a young child. However, the spanking should be of sufficient magnitude to cause the child to cry genuinely ... Two or three stinging strokes on the legs or buttocks with a switch are usually sufficient to emphasize the point, 'You must obey me.'" --James Dobson, from Dare to Discipline and The Strong-Willed Child.Now James Dobson is the evangelical Christian leader Slate calls the new Republican kingmaker.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.