Skip to comments.The Michele Bachmann sideshow is hurting the GOP
Posted on 04/01/2013 9:58:54 AM PDT by OKRA2012
The Minnesota lawmaker alienates independents, moderates, and young voters and she's not going anywhere
Attention GOP: Your rebranding attempts are being undercut by a segment of your party getting big headlines and lots of air time a segment symbolized by the Minnesota quote-machine, Rep. Michele Bachmann. Due to a series of gaffes, she is again on the receiving end of criticism, including from Fox News powerhouse Bill O'Reilly.
The Congresswoman is also, as reported by The Daily Beast's John Avlon, "embroiled in a litany of legal proceedings related to her rolling disaster of a presidential campaign including an Office of Congressional Ethics investigation into campaign improprieties." It's almost as if Bachmann is a Democratic mole embedded in the Republican Party with the purpose of chasing away a wide range of voters.
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The article is not just the simple April Fool's gag, but one that proves the media does in fact fear the power and ability of Michele Bachmann.
I’d like to see a Counter-Attack:
“Michelle Bachmann for Speaker!”
Is the author channeling his inner Rove?
The media, the left and the GOPe all fear her. I expect to see a concern troll or two turn up on this thread before the day is over as well.
What is a “Joe Gandelman?”
The GOP elites like McCain and his crew of dirtbags want to hurt her because she dared to point out their hypocrisy when it comes to Islam infiltrating the US government.
I’ll take Michele Bachmann over most any Rep. any time.To me she is a “True” republican who doesn’t give in to the libs.
That’s exactly what articles like this are. Yahoo is concern-trolling.
On her worst day Bachmann has more character in one finger than Obama or Biden have in their entire family tree’s.
Don’t know about the rest of you, but I don’t give a crap what O’Reilly thinks about anything.
“The GOP elites like McCain and his crew of dirtbags want to hurt her because she dared to point out their hypocrisy when it comes to Islam infiltrating the US government.”
She also dared to out Newt Gingrich in the primaries for the open border amnesty lover he is. Does no one recall him referring to all of us as ‘inhumane’ when we didn’t want Bush’s amnesty? When you cross Newt, you cross CPACs
radical islam loving Grover Norquist, the author of Bush’s amnesty ( and likely this one!)
Newt Gingrich describes Norquist as “...the most creative and most effective conservative activist in the country.”
Ever notice how [insert any Conservative name] always seems to hurt the GOP?
Ever see a headline proclaiming that some Liberal, or RINO, is “hurting” Democrats?
Yahoo is getting worse and worse daily.
I quit watching O’Reilly.
Well, I suppose if the headline said “The Media Take on Michele Bachmann is hurting the GOP” it might be closer to the truth. They love to take her out of context and paint her as the ulta-right bogeywoman who secretly runs the GOP. A take which doesnt survive even cursory analysis, but since most Americans are hard-pressed to finish reading a headline, much less an article, it does have the effect the media wants; demonizing Bachmann, splintering the opposition against the Left into small fragments, and generally sowing discord among those who would like to move the country forward.
Yup I have never heard anyone call for the democrats to moderate themselves. They’re goose stepping into full on fascism and the Rovians are whining about how out of control conservatives are.
They fear conservative women.
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