Bachmann demands apology from NBC for Fallon diss, calls them the 'entertainment elite'

What started as an LOL for music fans in Questlove's social network has turned into a roaring political migraine for NBC, as Michele Bachmann has gotten word of the "diss" the Roots delivered in the form of her walk-on music on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Monday night.

Never one to let a controversial moment pass her by, Bachmann is inexplicably aligning herself with First Lady Michelle Obama and railing against what she calls the "entertainment elite" in response to being serenading with the opening strains of Fishbone's "Lyin' Ass Bitch" on Monday night's show.

"This is an outrage," Bachmann

told political reporting site the Hill

. "The point is, if that had been Michelle Obama who had come out on the stage and that song had been played to Michelle Obama, I have no doubt that NBC would have apologized to her. This is clearly a form of bias on the side of the entertainment elite."

Fallon had already personally issued an apology on his Twitter account, but it apparently wasn't enough to appease the irate congresswoman.

I'm honored that @michelebachmann was on our show yesterday and I'm so sorry about the intro mess. I really hope she comes back.
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Actually it was a really fun interview. She helped me with my Minnesota accent. (I still sound Irish.)
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For more food for thought on this hubbub, Maura Johnston at the Village Voice has

posted a compelling essay about the sexism of the Roots' little jab

, and it's well worth the read.

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