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Turning Japanese: Bachmann fears Census internment camps

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Crazy Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Okinawa) apparently worries that if she thoroughly answers Census questions, she will be thrown in a Japanese internment camp by ACORN.

Bachmann originally said she wouldn't fill out the Census completely because she was afraid the community organizers at ACORN could use the information for nefarious purposes. When that line of defense didn't work, she went on Fox this morning and took the next logical step: WWII Japanese internment camps.

"Take this into consideration. If we look at American history, between 1942 and 1947, the data that was collected by the Census Bureau was handed over to the FBI and other organizations at the request of President Roosevelt, and that's how the Japanese were rounded up and put into the internment camps," said Bachmann. "I'm not saying that that's what the Administration is planning to do, but I am saying that private personal information that was given to the Census Bureau in the 1940s was used against Americans to round them up, in a violation of their constitutional rights, and put the Japanese in internment camps."

Even Fox had to call her out on this lunacy, noting that "we've had a lot of good years since then." We'd also add that the Japanese-Americans subject to internment camps were not Republican congresswomen.