Tag Archive: Michele Bachmann

Will Any of the Republican Candidates Go Out With Their Dignity?

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It’s been disheartening to see how this year’s Republican presidential candidates have behaved in response to dropping poll numbers. The campaign started out so optimistic with each candidate eager to make an impression on the viewing public. They all spoke out proudly about their conservative principles and how they would apply those principles, if elected,…

Why Did Ron Paul Get a Pass on His “Hates Muslims” Comment?

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When I saw the Tonight Show video clip of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul saying that fellow candidates Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum “hate Muslims”, I was sure it had been taken out of a context. I figured that maybe Jay Leno had jokingly asked Paul to describe how critics would try and frame each…

Bad Parenting: Using Your Child to Zing a Politician

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Sometimes we tend to get ticked off when we feel that one of our politicians is a poor example for our children. Whether it be due to a policy decision or the words they speak, we sometimes get so worked up that we find ourselves fantasizing how we’d like to heckle that person if ever…

Bachmann has Jumped the Shark

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At a recent Republican presidential debate, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann scored some points when she pounced on fellow candidate Rick Perry for his attempt to mandate the HPV vaccine for young girls in the state of Texas. Being that conservatives generally frown upon government intrusion and public mandates, her criticism generated a roar of applause from…

A Picture’s Worth of Bias

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They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. This phrase rings no truer than when it comes to most of the media’s feelings toward Republican politicians. The photo to the left was posted Wednesday on CNN’s website as the featured image for an article describing Republican Bob Turner’s Congressional seat win in New York. While…