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Meet Michele Bachmann, Virtual Wikipedia

Michele Bachmann, Virtual Wikipedia

I don't really have any words for this one. Bachmann was speaking yesterday at Patrick Henry College, an evangelical school in Virginia. Her comments on her ridiculous attempt to secure the Republican nomination really don't need further comment.

via Salon

“You have to be a virtual Wikipedia,” she said of preparing for the debates, because, “You can be asked anything. You could be asked, who’s your favorite contemporary singer?” Later a student asked that very question and Bachmann replied that it was Beyoncé, whose Super Bowl show she enjoyed, though she also thought Michael Bublé is “pretty cool.”

Asked if there were any questions she would have answered differently if given a chance to do over again, Bachmann said she wished she had gotten John Wayne’s birthplace and Elvis Presley’s birthday correct.

In June of 2011, Bachmann noted that she was from Waterloo, Iowa, “just like John Wayne.” As it turns out, it was John Wayne Gacy, the serial killer, who lived in Waterloo. The actor was born in a different part of the state.

As for Elvis, she wished him a happy birthday on the day he died.

But those were the only questions she wants to do over, “because I was right about all the others.”

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