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Bachmann: Obama Wants To Bring In Migrant Children For Medical Research

This is why it's so easy to believe Michele Bachmann could say any old crazy thing.
Bachmann: Obama Wants To Bring In Migrant Children For Medical Research
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Right Wing Watch has the whole story, but the top level overview is that Bachmann has twisted the Justina Pelletier story into some nefarious plot by the government to use the unfortunate for medical experimentation. Which brings us to her newest theory about the migrant children at the border:

Appearing on "WallBuilders Live" today to promote her law, Bachmann tied the issue to the debate surrounding the treatment of unaccompanied minors crossing the southern border, claiming that President Obama and the medical community want to bring tens of thousands of children from Central America into the United States so that they can be turned over to state governments and then used for medical experiments.

"Now President Obama is trying to bring all of those foreign nationals, those illegal aliens to the country and he has said that he will put them in the foster care system," Bachmann said. "That's more kids that you can see how - we can't imagine doing this, but if you have a hospital and they are going to get millions of dollars in government grants if they can conduct medical research on somebody, and a Ward of the state can't say 'no,' a little kid can't say 'no' if they're a Ward of the state; so here you could have this institution getting millions of dollars from our government to do medical experimentation and a kid can't even say 'no.' It's sick".

First of all, I'm not sure I've heard the Obama administration claiming they're going to put these kids into foster homes. Secondly, it isn't like the administration swooped down into Honduras, Guatemala or wherever and snatched up a bunch of kids to bring back for medical experimentation.

Maybe that's what happened to Michele. A little medical experimentation?

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