If you had any doubt about what Michele Bachmann meant when she said she was "very excited" about the prospect of a government shutdown and characterized that outcome as "exactly what [House Republicans] wanted," consider her appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show yesterday.SEE ALSO: Obama mocks ... More >>
No one should be too shocked that Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison needs a hobby to unwind. With all of the injustice in his community and the world at large, some bluesy strumming on a classical guitar helps a guy beloved by local musicians like Brother Ali and Soul Asylum stay calm.During an in ... More >>
Yesterday, Michele Bachmann gave her first interview since she announced last week she won't be seeking a fifth term in Congress.SEE ALSO: Keith Ellison has full-blown meltdown on Sean Hannity's show [VIDEO] She gave it, of course, to Fox News. And during her appearance on Sean Hannity's show, Bachm ... More >>
Not content to let bygones be bygones following Keith Ellison's bitterly contentious appearance on his show earlier this week, Sean Hannity put the Congressman on blast last night.SEE ALSO: -- DFL thanks Keith Ellison for melting down on Sean Hannity's show-- Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has lon ... More >>
Some thought it was a cringe-worthy example of all that's wrong with political discourse in modern America, but DFL Chair Ken Martin wants you to know he's proud of Keith Ellison's performance on Sean Hannity's Fox News show Tuesday night.THE BACKSTORY: Keith Ellison has full-blown meltdown on Sean ... More >>
During a shockingly heated debate last October, Keith Ellison made headlines for calling last year's challenger to his congressional seat, Chris Fields, a "lowlife scumbag." After the story went national with coverage that was mostly critical of his diss, Ellison apologized.SEE ALSO: Keith Ellison o ... More >>
The Bachmann Bachelor, coming this Fall to ABCIt may be your nightmare to imagine Michele Bachmann as President of the United States, but there may be an even worse title to call her: Mom.During a recent appearance on Sean Hannity, Bachmann revealed that her daughters are not allowed to call boys ... More >>
Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann make Sean Hannity very excited. Sarah Palin could sink Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign if she entered the race, with the two of them competing for the same "pretty, conservative know-nothing lady with a snowy-region accent" vote. But on Tuesday night, whe ... More >>
Bachmann, Ellison: Debt makes for strange bedfellows.Finally, Michele Bachmann and Keith Ellison have something in common. Yesterday's U.S. House vote to raise the debt ceiling and make $2 trillion in spending cuts passed the U.S. House 269-161, but Minnesota's most conservative and most liberal ... More >>
T-Paw wants Trump to get a grip on reality.Tim Pawlenty has shown over and over that he's willing to go the extra mile to win over the Republican Party base. But he draws the line with birthers -- including Donald Trump. Funny guy, The Donald, and he's rich, too, Pawlenty told Sean Hannity ... More >>
Wingnut of the Year.Rep. Michele Bachmann took us all on another ride aboard the crazy train this year, questioning the president's patriotism, defending BP, proclaiming herself the queen tea partier -- and winning re-election in the 6th congressional district. Here's a look back.
Sean Hannity is now one of Michele Bachmann's sugar daddies.No one seriously thinks that Fox News gasbag Sean Hannity is fair and balanced when it comes to Rep. Michele Bachmann. He makes stuff up to try and burnish her image. He prods her to run for the White House alongside Sarah Palin. A ... More >>
Photo: xrayspxU2: These guys do not captain a German submarineMichele Bachmann still doesn't get it: Bono and the boys were not around during World War II and they can't be held responsible for the sinking of the troop ship Dorchester. She repeated her confusion about Irish rockers and Germa ... More >>
Nice try, Nancy Pelosi. We're all on to you.Yesterday we reported on local rapper G-Biz's "Fuck Michele Bachmann 2010" concert fliers that irked the congresswoman's campaign staff. Bachmann later responded to the poster on Sean Hannity's radio show, where she accused the media of holding a ... More >>
Now a fund raising toolHot on the heels of her latest Sean Hannity appearance, Michele Bachmann's husband, Marcus, has evidently sent out a fundraising letter to the congresswoman's supporters, keyed off the "Fuck Michele Bachmann" flier we've been telling you about. Like Hannity, Marcus Bac ... More >>
Media Matters offers criticism of the press from left field, so Fox News is a natural target. With that disclaimer out the way, we take note this morning that the watchdog has calculated that Fox News yakkers have either endorsed, campaigned or raised money for Republican candidates more than ... More >>
via Free and Strong AmericaWhat a week it's been! Wednesday Michele Bachmann hosted Sarah Palin, Tim Pawlenty and Sean Hannity at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Thursday the Tea Party Express rolled into St. Paul for a rally. And now today, T-Paw is taking the stage with another conservative ... More >>
... And Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and Fox News in general, bullshitters all. The gleeful evisceration of Bachmann and Palin comes five minutes into the video clip below, as they invoke the name of Ronald Reagan during their Minneapolis love-fest to smear Obama for being a pie- ... More >>
Sean Hannity whipped the teabaggers into a frenzy with his suggestion that Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann split a 2012 presidential ticket. Palin politely demured, but Bachmann seized the opportunity to totally forget about Geraldine Ferraro. "I want to thank Governor Palin for breaking the barrie ... More >>
How much fiction will mingle with fact today when Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and thousands of Republican donors descend on Minneapolis in a giant orgy of cash and cable news coverage? If recent history is any guide, there will be a target-rich environment. You can take a quiz on the ... More >>
Sarah Palin's coming to town to help Michele Bachmann raise money for her re-election campaign. Sean Hannity's pimping his new book here. The so called "Tea Party Express" plans stops in St. Paul and Duluth. Goodness, what more could a Minnesota conservative hope for? What about a photo op wi ... More >>
Sounds like Bachmann's planning a great big ol' tea party.
The congresswoman takes top honors for her "sheer tonnage of wingnuttery," says Rudy Giuliani's former speechwriter.
"Death panels" is voted the biggest crock of the year, far outpacing the district six congresswoman's offering.
Even members of her own party want her to pipe down, but that's not Michele Bachmann's way.
The GOP congresswoman is a nominee for a reality-challenged rant on Sean Hannity's Fox News show.
Our former governor's new television fans now that the truth is out there.
The District 6 congresswoman gets to share the limelight with Sarah "Going Rogue" Palin.
That anti-health care reform rally on Nov. 5 keeps coming back to make a nuisance of itself.
Size matters at the "Superbowl of Freedom," and sometimes it's hard keep track of one's right wing rallies.
Sarah Palin's coming to MOA armed with a freshly minted Twitter page. Tweets so far: 0. Followers: 13,000.
Hannity does the best trick in the book: Reuse old video from an earlier rally that was much more successful. Unfortunately the footage is from different seasons.
Calling the health care bill the "crown jewel of socialism," "socialized medicine," and "unconstitutional," she rallied the troops on Fox News's Hannity Show for Thursday's mayhem.
It made us throw up a little bit on our coffee table.
Bachmann: "It's not within the enumerated powers of the Constitution for us to design and create a national takeover of health care.
Coulter said she would approve of these "death panels" if she could be on one. Oh, and apparently Zeke Emanuel is on her death list.
When the Mayo Clinic put out a statement about one of the committee's proposed provisions for health care reform, Fox News's starlet Sean Hannity pounced and quickly over-dramatized the life out of it.
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is on the interview circuit and now he has hit Fox News.
Last time we heard of a dude using "freedom" as his excuse to tea bag anyone, he ended up behind bars.
Bachmann should have known what she was getting herself into when she had to sit alongside Rev. Al Sharpton and wannabe and quickly aging cele ... More >>
How Terri Schiavo became big news
Strib ribs Jesse's $25k; what will they say about Sean Hannity's fee? Here's how the Star Tribune online slugged its piece about Jesse Ventura's St. Olaf appearance today: Former Gov. Jesse Ventura brought his high-priced national road show to students at St. Olaf College on Monday and gave a vinta ... More >>
The O'Hannity Factor: how Terri Schiavo became big news The anatomy of a made story by Steve Perry, with additional reporting by Molly Priesmeyer No right-to-die case has ever attracted the kind of media saturation coverage that the Terri Schiavo case received. Not even Karen Ann Quinlan, the first ... More >>