"I find it interesting that it was back in the 1970s that the swine flu broke out under another, then under another Democrat president, Jimmy Carter. I'm not blaming this on President Obama, I just think it's an interesting coincidence."
Of course swine flu happened when Gerald Ford was President. You wonder if that would make a difference in her unearthing this remarkable coincidence.
Then she said...
"Carbon dioxide is portrayed as harmful. But there isn't even one study that can be produced that shows that carbon dioxide is a harmful gas."
Carbon dioxide is toxic, even fatal, in higher concentrations. I offered to lock her in a closet and fill it up with carbon dioxide to test her idea that it is "harmless" but she did not respond to my email.
In short, we've seen a lot of idiots run for President, and a few of them have gotten elected, but Bachmann was really in a class by herself from a pure "idiocy" standpoint. My favorite part of this is where she says her faith in God and the nation as a whole remain "unshakable." The fact that God and American voters have rejected her so quickly firms up this writer's faith as well.
Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann has suspended her campaign for the White House.[msnbc.com]
"I have decided to stand aside," she told a room of supporters and reporters in Iowa. Bachmann said she leaves the race knowing the campaign was run "with integrity." She said now, the country needs to "stand united behind the person our party chooses to be the standard bearer."
Bachmann stressed that her faith in God and the nation remain "unshakable."
After a dismal, sixth place finish in Tuesday night's caucuses, the Minnesota congresswoman canceled a campaign trip to South Carolina and scheduled Wednesday's news conference.