Michele Bachmann claims Bill Clinton's trying to "take her out"

Michele Bachmann is having Tupac Shakur fantasies
Michele Bachmann is having Tupac Shakur fantasies

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann suffers from a very unusual form of persecution complex: she imagines the entire Democratic party as an L.A.-style street gang that has her in their cross-hairs.

First she attracted attention for calling the Obama Administration a "gangster government." Now she's claiming that President Bill Clinton is trying to "take her out."

"Because I'm using a statement like 'gangster,' I'm responsible for creating the climate of hate that could lead to another Timothy McVeigh and another Oklahoma City bombing," Bachmann says in the clip below, adding: "I'm in my second term as a Congresswoman and the former president of the United States decides I'm important enough to take me out!"

Is it just me, or is the Teabagger movement starting to look eerily similar to the East Coast vs. West Coast feud of 1994?

Bachmann was alluding to this New York Times piece:

Mr. Clinton pointed to remarks like those made Thursday by Representative Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota Republican, who when speaking at a Tea Party rally in Washington characterized the Obama administration and Democratic Congress as "the gangster government."

"They are not gangsters," Mr. Clinton said. "They were elected. They are not doing anything they were not elected to do."

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