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Michele Bachmann squeaks by in Minnesota

Who the Hell is voting for this huge bag of crazy and her first Lady?

by Anonymousreply 1711/07/2012

OP, there's a reason why the writers of The Golden Girls set St. Olaf in Minnesota.

by Anonymousreply 111/07/2012

A state of angry birds.

by Anonymousreply 211/07/2012

Oh, well. If it's any consolation, she didn't win by a landslide. Maybe it's an indication that the stupid is dying off in her district.

by Anonymousreply 311/07/2012

She barely held on this time.

Jim Graves deserves a lot of credit for nearly taking her down.

by Anonymousreply 411/07/2012

The Republican party is a huge bag of crazy and they vote for their own kind.

by Anonymousreply 511/07/2012

Marcus "Ladybird" Bachmann had been clutching her pearls so tightly tonight it looks like she had a tracheotomy!!

by Anonymousreply 611/07/2012

Gerrymandered disrict. Heavily Republican. What may be encouraging is that she barely got by there. That district would have needed to absolutely despise her to the point of flipping her out for good like Colorado #04 did with Marilyn Musgrave in 2008. (This isn't the first tight election for Bachmann. And before Musgrave was unseated, she too had near brushes with political death.)

by Anonymousreply 711/07/2012

How could they vote against anti-gay measure but vote for someone who wants to send gays to concentration camps at same time?

by Anonymousreply 811/07/2012

R8 - what part of statewide votes vs her district votes don't you understand?

by Anonymousreply 911/07/2012

R8, even liberal states like Minnesota have individual enclaves that are conservative.

by Anonymousreply 1011/07/2012

Hope she peed her panties.

by Anonymousreply 1111/07/2012

[quote] Gerrymandered disrict.

Yup. They've made it almost impossible for us to get rid of her -- but we came close.

Keep up the crazy, Michele, and whatever you do, don't stop talking!

by Anonymousreply 1211/07/2012

Some parts of Minnesota like Lady Gaga, other parts like Reba McEntire. So goes the USA.

by Anonymousreply 1311/07/2012

How could they not be pissed about Bachmann abandoning her district and instead go on a fruitless presidential nominee promo tour?

I wonder how many virgins, sheep, and babies did she have to sacrifice to win? Either that or some serious voter fraud had a play in her winning.

by Anonymousreply 1411/07/2012

I think she will watch herself more closely and not do as many foolish publicity stunts and ridiculous Presidential runs in the future.

She was vulnerable and the Democrats knew the margin would be close and that they had a shot at beating her. That's why even Bill Clinton himself came to Minnesota to campaign for Jim Graves over the weekend, and it almost was successful.

by Anonymousreply 1511/07/2012

If she had the intelligence to know to control her own actions, she would not have those opinions in the first place. She doesn't understand the difference.

by Anonymousreply 1611/07/2012

[quote] I think she will watch herself more closely and not do as many foolish publicity stunts and ridiculous Presidential runs in the future.

Unfortunately, I agree.

She's dangerous and crazy but not a complete idiot. She's going to tone it way, way down now that she can feel which way the wind is blowing, even in her gerrymandered district.

by Anonymousreply 1711/07/2012
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