Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has degrees in medieval history and philosophy, which have served her little purpose in the business world. However, she believes those degrees will serve her well in fighting ISIS.

“Finally, my degree in medieval history and philosophy has come in handy,” said Fiorina. “What ISIS wants to do is drive us back to the Middle Ages, literally.”

“Every single one of the techniques that ISIS is using, the crucifixion, the beheadings, the burning alive, those were commonly used techniques in the Middle Ages,” Fiorina told reporters when pressed by reporters to explain exactly how her education can help fight ISIS.

“So we can’t avert our eyes and pretend it’s an exaggeration that ISIS wants to take its territory back to the Middle Ages but that is in truth what they want to do and are attempting to do,” she added.

Because Fiorina has knowledge about the Normans, Saxons, the War of the Roses, and the feudal system, she thinks she can take on ISIS. The delusions of the Republican party have reached new heights.

For more on this story, visit ABC News “Carly Fiorina Says Knowledge of Medieval History Will Help Her Defeat ISIS”

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He also hosts the weekly DeSmogCAST and serves as co-host for Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced