Rep. Michele Bachmann won reelection, but that doesn't mean everyone is dropping their criticism and jumping behind the incumbent. Almost a week after Election Day, Bachmann is still big news in a very bad way.
Front-page jab by the New York Times? Ouch.
Bachmann made the front page of the New York Times this weekend for her 180-degree turn on President-elect Barack Obama:
That whole anti-American, friend-to-the-terrorists thing about President-elect Barack Obama? Never mind.
Just a few weeks ago, at the height of the campaign, Representative Michele Bachmann of Minnesota told Chris Matthews of MSNBC that, when it came to Mr. Obama, "I'm very concerned that he may have anti-American views."
But there she was on Wednesday, after narrowly escaping defeat because of those comments, saying she was "extremely grateful that we have an African-American who has won this year." Ms. Bachmann, a Republican, called Mr. Obama's victory, which included her state, "a tremendous signal we sent."
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann didn't waste time ripping on Bachmann again either. He takes an opportunity whenever he can to nominate her as the worst person in the world: