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Bachmann: ‘I love’ my AR-15 assault rifle

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann revealed on Thursday that the AR-15 assault rifle was her favorite gun. During a WHO-AM radio interview, Bachmann told host Jan Mickelson that she had planned to go pheasant hunting with Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Friday. “I’m a pretty good shot,” the candidate admitted.…

After promising no teleprompters, Bachmann reads speech from iPad instead

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has found a loophole in her pledge not to use teleprompters. At a campaign stop in Creston, Iowa Wednesday, the candidate read her campaign speech directly from an iPad tablet computer. “I have a statement I would like to read before I open up and…

Gay robot confronts Bachmann: ‘You’re a robo-phobe!’

The gay robot “RoboProfessor” did his best to meet Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann as she exited her campaign bus in Iowa City Thursday. “Michele Bachmann, I am a gay robot,” the robot told the smiling but confused candidate. “Do you support equal rights for gay robots?” “Not only are…

Santorum: Christian leaders ‘really worried’ about Romney or Paul win

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum revealed Wednesday that Bob Vander Plaats, the head of anti-gay Christian group The Family Leader, and other conservative leaders had asked either him, Michele Bachmann or Rick Perry to drop out because they were “really worried that Mitt Romney or Ron Paul’s going to win.”…

Bachmann’s husband: Kinsey’s research on homosexuality is a ‘myth’

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) received another uncomfortable moment on the campaign trail about her anti-gay views Sunday evening. According to CNN, the congresswoman and her husband Marcus encountered Kathy Schnell, a woman wearing a Bachmann sticker and holding up a sign saying “Gay-friendly Iowan.” While smiling to sign the poster,…

Bachmann: I don’t hate Muslims, ‘I love the American people’

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann on Saturday denied that she “hates Muslims.” In an interview with NBC’s Jay Leno Friday, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) claimed that Bachmann “doesn’t like Muslims.” “She hates Muslims,” Paul said. “She hates them. She wants to go get them.” Fox News host Mike Huckabee told…

Ron Paul: Bachmann ‘hates Muslims’

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) appeared on The Tonight Show Friday evening to express how his fellow presidential candidate and House colleague Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) doesn’t have warm feelings for followers of Islam. “She hates Muslims,” Paul said about Bachmann. “She wants to go get ‘em.” WATCH: Video from NBC,…

Bachmann: I’ve been a ‘private business woman’ since 5-years-old

There’s at least one thing about Michele Bachmann (R-MN) that Newt Gingrich (R-GA) can appreciate: She says she’s been a “private business woman” since she was 5-years-old. For the past few weeks, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich — who Bachmann referred to as “Newt Romney” — has been calling to…

8-year-old to Bachmann: ‘My mommy’s gay but she doesn’t need any fixing’

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann appeared stunned Sunday after an 8-year-old South Carolina boy told her that his gay mother didn’t “need any fixing.” The candidate was signing her memoir Core of Conviction for a scant few supporters at a Myrtle Beach Books-A-Million when 8-year-old Elijah stepped forward with a…

Bachmann: Occupy’s goal is ‘having other people pay for their stuff’

Struggling Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-MN) says that a recent poll showing more people disagree with the tea party is hogwash — and that it’s really the Occupy movement that is out of step with public opinion. The Pew Research Center found last month that 27 percent of Americans…

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