Michele Bachmann SOTU behind-the-scenes video

"OK baby," just roll tape.

"OK baby," just roll tape.

You just never know when the microphone is on and the tape is rolling. That's why, this morning, we can bring you behind-the-scenes video of Michele Bachmann primping for her big State of the Union address last night.

Shut the doors, she tells an off-camera aide while adjusting her hair and jacket, and shifting around nervously. "Post outside so nobody comes in."


More shifting. More primping. "OK, baby," she says, admiring her reflection. Then, to someone off the camera: "Did you get the cupcakes?"

And, just roll tape:

Hat tip: Crooks and Liars.