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Bachmann and McConnell make watchdog group’s ‘Most Corrupt’ lawmakers list

Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) were among the more prominent names on a list of the “most corrupt” members of Congress released by a congressional watchdog group on Wednesday. The report by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) names 13 lawmakers in…

Lambda Legal releases ‘Sh*t Homophobic People Say’ video

Following the rise of the “shit people say” Internet meme, a legal group dedicated to protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals from discrimination has released its own take on the viral videos. Lambda Legal’s video, “Shit Homophobic People Say” contains commentary by numerous public figures, including Michelle Bachmann and…

Gingrich signs pledge forbidding adultery

New GOP frontrunner Newt Gingrich has signed a pledge from Iowa social conservative group The Family Leader that forbids committing adultery, according to the political blog The Iowa Republican. The pledge has already been signed by Texas Governor Rick Perry, Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) and Rick Santorum. Former Massachusetts Governor…

Bachmann: ‘It didn’t make sense’ to attend Trump’s debate

Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) appeared on CBS’ Face The Nation Sunday morning, explaining why exactly she wouldn’t attend the December 27th Newsmax debate moderated by Donald Trump. Host Bob Schieffer asked Bachmann if she hurt The Apprentice host feelings for declining to attend. “Donald Trump is a big boy, these…

Chris Hayes gives GOP candidates attack ad ideas

The next time a Republican presidential candidate decides to use Chris Hayes’ words and twists them, they better be prepared for him to notice. The MSNBC host recognized that the Rick Perry campaign used his words from an episode of The Last Word in an attack ad on Mitt Romney’s…

Ron Paul: Jon Stewart helped make my case

Texas Congressman Ron Paul (R) on Wednesday said The Daily Show host Jon Stewart helped boost media coverage of his presidential candidacy. “I think that another person that kind of made my case was Jon Stewart,” he told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. “How could…

Bachmann warns politicians ‘looting’ America in latest Iowa TV ad

Republicans presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann championed her vote against raising the debt limit in her third television advertisement. The ad, entitled “Believe It,” began airing statewide in Iowa on Wednesday. “Back in Washington, politicians are looting the treasury and bankrupting our nation,” Bachmann says in her 30-second spot. “And Barack…

Michelle Bachmann is packing a John Holmes size economy, I don’t know about you

I’m skeptical of this “Republican women revolution” for many reasons, including the ones noted by Gloria Steinem and Stephen Colbert: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c…

Bachmann Speaks

Rep. Michelle Bachmann lets us know who the real victim was when she declared that significant portions of America hate themselves and that some of her Congressional compatriots should be investigated for treason: her. Last Friday, all the liberal special interests from California to Vermont found a new outlet for…

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