Today in horribly insensitive analogies

For those of you who don't follow the career of U.S. Representative Michelle Bachmann (R- uh-roh), I envy you. Also, I feel compelled to pass along the latest:

Reporting on Rep. Bachmann's speech at the Western Conservative Summit, the Colorado Independent says:
[Rep. Bachmann quoted founding father John Jay,] 'We are determined to live free or not at all. And we are resolved that posterity shall never reproach us with having brought slaves into the world,’... ending her reading with the statement, 'We will talk a little bit about what has transpired in the last 18 months and would we count what has transpired into turning our country into a nation of slaves.' Emphasis mine.

Short answer: :headdesk:

Medium answer: No.

Long answer: Do you know what's like slavery? Actual slavery. Incidentally, this is what Jay was referring to. Do you know what's not like slavery? I'm guessing folks here do. Pretty much everything that isn't actual slavery.

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