Michele Bachmann: My Campaign Was 'Very Careful' And 'Almost Mistake-Free'

What color is the sky in her world? Because I'm pretty sure we're not sharing the same universe.

Former presidential candidate and current Minnesota congresswoman (and loony) Michele Bachmann told CBN's David Brody that the Lord had called her to run (no word on whether the Lord was interested in her wasting vast amounts of money or just having some fun with her for a few months) and that divine inspiration is to be credited for her running an "almost mistake-free" campaign. The only two blemishes? Not knowing Elvis Presley's birthday and John Wayne's birthplace. That's it:

“I think one thing I learned is a person has to be extremely careful with what they say,” said Bachmann. “Make sure you have Elvis Presley’s birthday down, because that’s very important, and know where John Wayne was born. Those are two extremely important pieces of information.

“The media loves to beat everybody up,” said Brody.

“What they focus on is kind of amazing, when it looks like the house is burning down around us, that’s what they care about,” Bachmann responded.

Brody went on to say that Bachmann ran “a pretty impeccable campaign” to which Bachmann responded “it really was.”

“We were extremely careful and we were almost mistake free but for those two points,” said Bachmann referring to the Elvis and John Wayne gaffes.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! *wipes tears from my eyes* Next she's going to tell Brody that Marcus is a very manly man. Look, I don't even like Politifact because they have a demonstrable right wing bias, and even they noted that Michele Bachmann--given every benefit of doubt--had the highest "False/Pants on Fire" record of the presidential candidates, at 59 percent (only 9 percent was rated "True"). So perhaps it's not surprising that she has no memory of saying

That it's not true people forgo health insurance because of cost;
That she wanted to pull the US embassy out of Iran;
That the Iraqi people should be paying us for invading and occupying their country;
that President Obama has spent $805 billion and cost 4,400 lives liberating Iraq;
that HPV vaccinations cause mental retardation;
and that President Obama's trip to India cost $200 million a day.

And that's just what I found with a cursory search of this site when we bothered to cover her at all.

But go ahead and believe it was nothing more than John Wayne and Elvis Presley marring your campaign.


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