02 June 2013

Video of the day -- Michele Bachmann tribute

Rachel Maddow reminds us that Bachmann was not merely a clown -- her role in the Republican party was as a pioneer exploring new realms of teh crayzee, staking out terrain onto which lesser Republicans might hope to someday move the Overton window.  She may soon vanish from the political scene, but others -- less charismatic and photogenic but equally dangerous -- stand ready to take up the torch of crazed theocratic bigotry and bear it high.  (Video found via Politics Plus.)

On a lighter note, from last year's primary circus:

Finally, a reminder not to count our chickens before they're dispatched:


Blogger Kay Dennison said...

I will miss her -- she was fun to hate.

02 June, 2013 13:45  
Blogger Shaw Kenawe said...

That Bachmann got as far as she did in politics is an indictment of our educational system and it failure to teach critical thinking.

02 June, 2013 13:50  
Blogger Infidel753 said...

Kay: There are plenty more dangerous Republicans out there, even if less colorful.

Shaw: An indictment of that particular district in Minnesota, at least. maybe it's something in the water.

05 June, 2013 05:55  

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