Apparently, the six months leading up to the first presidential primary can now be aptly christened as the Silly Season. Four years ago, it seemed as if the nuttiness could not be topped, with Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain setting a high mark for unintentional comedy, but that mark has now been...
This isn't by the original "Bad Lip Reading" folks, who still hold the gold cup for their Michelle Bachmann effort, BUT.... Open thread below....
The last Republican nominating contest was dominated by a succession of increasingly pathetic protest candidates — Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum — serving as placeholders with whom conservative activists could register their amorphous rage. The experience has instilled justifiable caution among reporters, some of whom (myself included)... More »
As a tea party favorite in the 2012 Republican primary, Michele Bachmann tapped into the anti-establishment and anti-Obama anger that animated the tea-party movement. That same anger is helping to fuel Donald Trump's candidacy.
Michele Bachmann last ran for re-election to Congress in 2012, not too long after her presidential candidacy crashed and burned. But guess what? Her reelection campaign account is still open...
Michelle Bachmann had her corndog... but Angela Merkel has something much fishier... h/t @ewatterbjork For those seeking analogies - Greece is the pickled herring... Or perhaps this is a clearer picture.... as the weekend looms.
Michele Bachmann (R) “hasn’t run for office in nearly three years, but the former Minnesota congresswoman is still raising cash and spending lavishly, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. “It was May 2013 when Bachmann launched a predawn YouTube video in [...]
The Iowa GOP cancelled the Straw Poll last Friday. But didn’t it feel more like just pulling the plug. The Straw Poll died last cycle when Michele Bachmann blatantly bought the win, finally bringing into full view that the emperor truly had no clothes. Show More Summary
Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin, you are now officially the Republican Party's gone girls. The GOP has a new diva: Joni Ernst, the just-elected United State senator from the cornfields of Iowa.
The Iowa Straw Poll is over after 36 years. Blame this year’s terrible candidates, Michele Bachmann’s 2011 win, and Randy Travis.
Some interesting news today out of the Hawkeye State: The Iowa straw poll, a political jamboree that has been a fixture in the Republican presidential nominating process for nearly four decades but has come under criticism in recentShow More Summary
When Michele Bachmann won the thing in 2011 there were rumblings to end the tradition. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican leaders in Iowa have agreed to end the state's straw poll because of waning interest from presidential hopefuls...Show More Summary
The former Minnesota congresswoman wants to convert U.S. immigrants, while the Donald melts down on Twitter (again)
In an interview with World Net Daily, former Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann attributed American’s increasingly liberal attitudes on social issues to the inability to entice recent immigrants into “America’s predominant religion,” by which she means: Christianity....
Earlier this week, news broke that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was opting out of active participation in this summer's Iowa Straw Poll, the annual event which propelled last year's winner, Michele Bachmann, to... nowhere in particular,...Show More Summary
A true feminist would hold up Palin and Bachmann as beacons of intellectual honesty and integrity
Carly Fiorina, the only woman to announce her candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, is no Sarah Palin. She's no Michele Bachmann, either.
Four years after Michele Bachmann won the Iowa Straw Poll, '16 candidates aren't interested in the fundraising scam
How does Rick Wiles know the president's circumcision status, pray tell?
While stopping by Watch What Happens Live! last night, Cynthia Nixon played a round of everyone's favorite categorization game inspired by the four ladies of Sex and the City. Find out how Miranda herself sorts Queen Elizabeth II, Hillary Clinton,...