(CNN) - She may have dropped her bid for the presidential nomination, but Michele Bachmann is still adamantly pushing her conservative credentials.
Asked by Bloomberg TV’s Al Hunt to name the most conservative candidate remaining in the 2012 race, Bachmann responded by plugging herself.
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"I was. I was the perfect candidate," Bachmann said. "America had their chance with the perfect candidate. But any of our candidates are going to be acceptable to the American people. More than acceptable, because right now, if you look at the Gallup map that came out this week, President Obama is in big trouble all across the country."
Bachmann’s assertion that she was the prefect candidate ultimately comes too late – the Minnesota congresswoman dropped out of the 2012 GOP race in January after finishing sixth in Iowa, the state where she was born.
She announced last week that she would seek re-election for her seat in Congress.
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And we all thought SARAH PALIN was a dangerous and wacko politician....but she was only running for VP.
I was honsetly so repulsed by this woman that I actually sent $50 to the MN Democrat running against her in 2008 and I don't even live in that state. That's how repulsive she is to me.
Hahahaha!!! LMAO!!! Another rethuglican who is a "legend in their own mind"!!!!
Seemingly, she's got a point. She is narrow-minded, bigoted, hyperreligious, ignorant, mean spirited and a serial liar. What Republican wouldn't see her as their ideal leader? The mystery is why they seem to prefer the professional politicians to their own home-grown nut jobs.
She's clueless. Utterly clueless.
How embarrassing that this woman represents Minnesota while still pandering for national attention. I assume this latest publicity stunt of hers is based in her constant need of begging for national campaign funding to get her through her next Minnesota election.
Please CNN, Bachmann is so yesterday
She is the ‘perfect candidate’ for president of Newts new Lunar Base Alpha Beta… (Airplane II).
Glad she thinks so highly of herself. Everyone needs to be loved by someone.
It would almost appear as though she is delusional enough to think she can still score a Vice-Presidential nod. Romney-Bachman... Oh, yeah, THAT'LL happen.
It's amazing when you hear a statement that is self-defeating, proving itself wrong by simply being said.
February 7, 2012 06:50 am at 6:50 am |
Steve, you said it all! Amazing indeed.
I wonder if the CDC is investigating the disease of self-delusion that appears to run rampant in the Republican party. Palin, Gingrich, Trump, Bachmann.....even the poor Kardashians are not immune. Won't you help find a cure?
Still around? The blame really goes to those who elected her in the House, and I don't have high hopes that all these people have come to their senses. Oh well GOP....what can you expect...
She's just throwing her hat in the ring for VP of Newt's moon colony and I for one hope she wins.
Perfect candidate? Perhaps she should re-read her beloved Bible: "And the greatest sin is pride."
Of course she`s perfect !!!!! Just ask her ........................ First she needs to set an example by refusing the Gov`t they get from the farm programs and other benefits.
Perfect candidate ? Possibly for "SNL" parodies on clueless politicicians. Definitely as comic relief for a primary campaign that has had less substance than any in recent history. ("Obama = Bad , Me = Good is not substance) She is a gift to all politicians with a brain......
Absolutely perfect for Wicked Witch of the Mid-West
Come on guys, lay off Michelle. She was so much fun as a charter member of the clown car demolition derby. I miss her. I miss Sarah. I miss Donald. I miss Herman. I miss Rick. I can only hope that Newt sticks it out. Infact, how about we start a Super PAC to help him out? Maybe we can even get him into a 3rd party run, with Michelle by his side for VP... and Herman for Secretary of State, Rick for Press Secretary....
It is so sad to see how folks fail to do an honest self assessment. Of course, these comments are on cnn.com. Over on the fair and balanced network's site, I'm sure the lemmings are much more in agreement.
She has been talking stupid for a long time, but the people in the 6th district must be drinking the same kool-aid she drinks because the keep voting her in. In Minnesota it was great fun to have her and Jesse talking at the same time. It's always interesting in Minnnesota.
What is it about loud mouth aggressive over the top Women that turns the Electorate off. Charles Boewn Solomon Stone
Oh Michele ! you are so funny .....ever thought about stand up?
Crazy eyed lady with crazy ideas
"America had their chance with the perfect candidate." ... I don't even know where to start with that gem...