Rep. Michele Bachmann on Hardball
In the days following this interview, Michele Bachmann’s opponent, Elwyn Tinklenberg, raised over $1 Million, as many people were put off by her comments about Barack Obama, and her call for the Media to investigate “Anti-American” Views in Congress.
Today, Representative Bachmann is in Damage Control Mode.
Bachmann is now claiming she never said Obama was “Anti-American,” and that she was Set Up by Chris Matthews.
If all else Fails, blame the “Evil East Coast Elitist Media.”
I find the Reaction to Jeremiah Wright’s comments about “Chickens Coming Home to Roost” especially Tiresome, and Disingenuous.
For those who forgot, this is what Jerry Falwell, and Pat Robertson had to say several days after the attacks on 9/11.
Falwell- “What we saw on Tuesday, as terrible as it is, could be minuscule if, in fact, God continues to lift the curtain and allow the enemies of America to give us probably what we deserve.”
Robertson- “Well, Jerry, that’s my feeling. I think we’ve just seen the antechamber to terror, we haven’t begun to see what they can do to the major population.”
Falwell- “The ACLU has got to take a lot of blame for this. And I know I’ll hear from them for this, but throwing God…successfully with the help of the federal court system…throwing God out of the public square, out of the schools, the abortionists have got to bear some burden for this because God will not be mocked and when we destroy 40 million little innocent babies, we make God mad…I really believe that the pagans and the abortionists and the feminists and the gays and the lesbians who are actively trying to make that an alternative lifestyle, the ACLU, People for the American Way, all of them who try to secularize America…I point the thing in their face and say you helped this happen.”
Robertson- “I totally concur, and the problem is we’ve adopted that agenda at the highest levels of our government, and so we’re responsible as a free society for what the top people do, and the top people, of course, is the court system.”
You can read more at Snopes.
When you couple Bachmann’s comments with Sarah Palin’s remark about “Real America,”you have to wonder-
What Exactly is the GOP Doing?
Here we are in the Midst of the Worst Financial Crisis since the Depression, and Republicans are running on a Platform that can only be described as “Naziesque.”
Remember, Hitler used the Depression of 1933 to Stir up Extreme Nationalism, and Racial Hatred in Germany.
As the Election Approaches, the GOP is Working Diligently to Narrow the Appeal of the Republican Brand.
They Incessantly Stir Up their Base, which already Drank the Kool-Aid Decades Ago, and seem Utterly Disinterested in Broadening Their Reach.
Where is the GOP headed?
Do they actually have any Plans for the Future other than Accusing Any, and Everyone who disagrees with them of being “Anti-American?”
Is that a “Platform?”
After Eight Years of Chimpy’s Divisiveness, Hate Mongering, and Failed Policies, shouldn’t they be offering an Apology to the American People instead of Lashing Out like Narcissitic Children?
Where’s the “Christian Humility?”
The GOP, in its Current Incarnation, is Committing Suicide, whether they Acknowledge It or Not.
Running on Hatred, and Bitterness only Goes So Far.
Even if Mc Cain/Palin somehow Win the Presidency, the Republican Party’s Downfall is Inevitable.