Delusional Bachmann claims to have “destroyed” liberals with her superior logic

As she nears the end of her tenure in Congress, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) reflected back on her adversarial relationship with liberals.

“Well, telling the truth bothers them,” Bachmann said. “They don’t like to have the truth told about them, and that’s really what it is. I didn’t fear the left. I decided to take them on in the arena of ideas by attacking their false premises and their false narratives.”

Bachmann told World Net Daily, which referred to her as a “GOP legend” in the headline (HAHAHA!), that she had become a media target because she had basically outsmarted her liberal foes.
“That’s the best way to defeat them, by the way — defeat them with evidence and defeat them with their false premises, and I did that,” she said.

As Right Wing Watch noted, Bachmann was so noted for her false claims that the chief fact checker for the Associated Press established a “self-imposed Michele Bachmann quota,” and Politifact found the Minnesota Republican had the worst record for accuracy by far of any 2012 presidential candidate.

“I took them on, and their agenda, and I went to the heart of whatever it was they wanted to advance, and tried to take it apart through evidence-based arguments, and they don’t like that,” Bachmann said. “When the left argues, they argue from emotionalism.”

She blamed liberals for driving Republican women away from seeking political office.

“The Republican Party always gets a bad rap because there are not as many women that are in elective office, but it’s a tough business,” Bachmann said. “It is public humiliation, public ridicule, constant criticism when you’re in public office – if you take on the left.”

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Best view of my commute this week:

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The view of downtown Minneapolis from Interstate 94 over the Mississippi River.

Photo Taken Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 during my afternoon commute.

Bachmann Mulling Another Sideshow, er, Prez Campaign Run in 2016

It’s the campaign nobody is asking for, but we might get it anyway!!

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Michele Bachmann was barely able to hold onto her solidly Republican exurban district last election cycle, and in May 2013 she announced she won’t run for another term. Yet she still believes she’d be a viable presidential contender in 2016.

Bachmann was asked by the right-leaning RealClearPolitics whether she thinks any Republican women will make a push to be their party’s presidential candidate, and in reply she threw her own name into the mix.

“The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it’s going to be various men that are running,” she said. “They haven’t speculated, for instance, that I’m going to run. What if I decide to run? And there’s a chance I could run.” 

There’s also a chance I could run, but that’d require a Godly miracle like the one Michele thinks will ultimately force Presidential Obama to voluntarily repeal Obamacare. But we digress.

And even though her last presidential campaign was a scandal-plagued disaster, Bachmann told RealClearPolitics the experience would benefit her if she decides to make another go at it.

“Like with anything else, practice makes perfect,” she said. “And I think if a person has gone through the process — for instance, I had gone through 15 presidential debates — it’s easy to see a person’s improvement going through that.” 

But Bachmann, who in the interview called herself “one of the top — if not the top — fundraisers in the history of the United States Congress,” cautioned she hasn’t made a final decision one way or the other, adding that she’ll think more seriously about it after her last term in Congress wraps up.

I am hoping that she does decide to run. Why? Because she has no chance of winning and thereby driving the country into a ditch anyway, but who can resist the excitement of the possibility of more stories like the one about how the Associated Press threw in the towel on fact-checking her during the 2012 Republican presidential debates because so much of what she said was pure bullshit!

Did You Hear The One About The Beer Bong Hitting Fleet Farm Exec\GOP House Candidate

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Fleet Farm executive and House candidate Stewart Mills may be in his early forties and dreaming of being a member of Congress, but he parties like a long haired hockey playing frat boy!! 

In the photos, which were obtained by City Pages, Mills is shown guzzling from a beer bong and licking the lips of a woman who isn’t his wife. According to City Pages, the beer bong photos were posted on his wife’s Facebook page in 2009.

The photo of him licking the other woman was taken at a 2008 Christmas party and was “still publicly viewable on Facebook” when City Pages posted it, but it has since been taken down. It’s unclear who posted the photo on Facebook.

Mills, who is the likely challenger next year to Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN) in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District, said in a statement that it’s “no secret that in the past I’ve let my hair down to have fun with family and friends.”

“My wife and I have had many lighthearted moments in our lives but right now I am focused on my Congressional campaign and the disastrous effects of our overreaching government and sky high unemployment in the north eastern Minnesota,” he said in the statement.

Don’t worry, Stewart… You will have plenty of time to hit the beer bong after you lose the election next November!

My Favourite News Sites: Grand Forks Herald

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Published in Grand Forks, North Dakota, it is the primary daily paper for northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.  It has the second largest circulation in the
state of North Dakota.  The site is not very “flashy” but it is easy to navigate and I like to stay on top of news in the area of my alma mater, the University of North Dakota.

http://www.grandforksherald.com

I want to marry you in Minneapolis

This. Is. Awesome.  Go Minneapolis!  I was sitting on my lunch break today reading this week’s issue of the Isthmus and I saw this full page ad regarding LGBT wedding opportunities in Minneapolis.  Minneapolis is rolling out the red carpet to all the same sex couples that are looking to get married.  It is great to see them getting the word out to other like-minded cities in the region that don’t currently have the same opportunities available for the loving, committed couples looking to get married. 

Mayor Rybak is a great guy for getting this tourism/wedding campaign going.  It will be awesome to see the great economic impact all these “destination weddings” to Minnesota will have on the state.

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By the way, The Hotel Minneapolis is an excellent hotel.  I have stayed there.  Exceptional service, convenient to the light rail, and in the middle of the walk friendly downtown.

5 months and 240 posts later

Fagan Around in it’s current form celebrated 5 months as a blog this past Friday, September 13th. Now for our 241st post I wanted to link up to the post that started it all… a post that celebrated a milestone in this country of ours… a post that celebrated a great day in Minnesota, a state I hold dear to my heart.

Check out our first post ever, Hurrah Minnesota