So Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace laid out some of Bachmann's more recent noteworthy gaffes, lies, and inconsistencies for the sake of a little illumination.
For example, Bachmann says she supports states' rights, unless a state passes a law she doesn't like -- such as gay marriage in New York.
WALLACE: You would support a constitutional amendment that would overturn the New York state law?
BACHMANN: Yes, I would. I would.
And Bachmann rails against health care reform because it reallocates a half-trillion dollars from Medicare to a different program. But it's OK to gut a half-trillion from Medicare when her side's doing it.
WALLACE: But you voted for the Paul Ryan House budget, which also takes away almost half a trillion dollars from Medicare.Look, Wallace finally says,
BACHMANN: Well, what we -- what we need to do is revise and change what we're doing in Washington, D.C.
"The rap on you here in Washington is that you have a history of questionable statements, some would say gaffes, ranging from -- talking about anti-America members of Congress -- on this show -- a couple of months ago, when you suggested that NATO airstrikes had killed up to 30,000 civilians.
Are you a flake?"
Wait a minute, you can almost hear her thinking, I'm on Fox News and they're not supposed to say bad things about Republicans on Fox News. Then she responds:
"Well, I think that would be insulting, to say something like that, because I'm a serious person."
Being asked if she's a flake on national TV, and having to insist that she is a serious person, on the day before her big Iowa debut probably isn't the kind of thing she was hoping for.
Check out more insanity at shitbachmannsays.com, and then watch:
UPDATE: Wallace has been forced to issue a video apology, having learned that Fox News viewers don't hold with treating Bachmann with anything more than kid gloves. Watch:
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