USA: Beacon of Stupid - Bachmann's At It Again

The proud citizens of Minnesota's 6th district have once again showed the world just how generous and brilliant they were in giving us the gift that keeps on giving: Michele Bachmann.

Our favorite few-sandwiches-short-of-a-picnic Congresswoman really set the bar high in a recent town hall meeting held via a conference call. Let's just dive right in to highlight #1:
In response to a caller from Minnesota who wanted to know if there was a plan afoot in Washington to require all medical doctors to perform abortions, Bachmann didn't exactly shoot the suggestion down.

"Unless we explicitly restrict these items, I think we can fully expect that these radical pro-abortion individuals could very likely make those decisions," she told the caller. "All of us who have labored tirelessly in the pro-life cause for years and years and years, we know what these people are capable of. That's why they have to be tied down by restrictions explicitly in law."
First, I'd like to give a shout-out to the Minnesotan who came up with one of the greatest questions I've ever encountered. As long as that caller never steps foot out of the 6th district, I'll be happy. Moving right along, I like how Bachmann thinks she knows what "radical pro-abortion individuals" are capable of while members of the pro-fetus-anti-child movement are running around killing doctors. Yes, I know. "Isolated incident." Fine. NEXT!
"That's really where this battle will be won — on our knees in prayer and fasting," she told the listeners. "Remember: faith without works is dead. So we're asking you to do all of it: pray, fast, believe, trust the Lord, but also act."
There's absolutely no need to fast at this point. Yom Kippur is more than a month away. More importantly, I'm ecstatic that this is the Republican contribution to the health care debtate, because it clearly shows they have no hand to play anymore. Now we can get us some reform!

Oh, and Michele?


[H/T to Liss]

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