Michele Bachmann and Bradlee Dean both set to speak at right-wing event
Who's up for a road trip down to Florida!?
Michele Bachmann and Bradlee Dean go way back. For instance, when Bradlee found himself taking heat for an anti-gay prayer he delivered before the Legislature back in 2011, Michele came to his aid with a prayer of her own where she professed support for Bradlee and asked God to transform Minnesota into a "sweet-smelling incense of praise and sacrifice."
Sure, Dean threw his prayer-pal under the bus a few months later, but in two weeks, Minnesota's most notorious right-wing nutjobs will be back together again.
Bachmann and Dean are both scheduled to speak at the Freedom Federation's The Awakening 2013 event, which is happening April 19 and 20 at the First Baptist Oviedo church in Oviedo, Florida.
The event, which features more than 60 speakers, is advertised as "in-depth Prayer and Patriotism event where people are united by love for our country's freedom and our faith in Christ," according to the Freedom Federation's website.
"As our nation's honor is deteriorating, now is the time to take a stand and restore our country's strength and dignity!" the website post continues.
Tickets are $20 more than we'd advise anybody ever spend to see Bradlee or Michele speak, though you can bet we'll be watching videos of their respective talks if they find the light of day on YouTube.
For the increasingly marginalized Dean, it's an opportunity to prove he can still share a stage with Republicans that some people actually take seriously (like the remarkably resilient Bachmann). And for Michele, it's an opportunity to show she can still deliver a speech that isn't so chock-full of absurdities the national media can't stop bashing her for it for the better part of two weeks.
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