Skip to comments.‘There’s a Chance I Could Run’ for President Again by Eddie Scarry | 8:28 am, July 23rd, 2014
Posted on 07/23/2014 5:57:07 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Outgoing Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) may be down but she wants everyone to know shes not out.
The only thing that the media has speculated on is that its going to be various men that are running (in 2016), Bachmann said in a new interview with Real Clear Politics. They havent speculated, for instance, that Im going to run. What if I decide to run? And theres a chance I could run.
Politics watchers will recall Bachmanns first failed run for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. After winning the not-that-significant Iowa Ames Straw Poll in 2011, she enjoyed a brief stint at the top of the polls. Then, without citing any medical proof, she threw out the idea on national TV that the HPV vaccine may cause mental retardation and things were downhill from there with Bachmann dropping out of the race shortly thereafter.
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All I know is that FReepers will go full liberal when it comes to destroying anyone they think stands in the way of their preferred candidate.
her and Santorum, just need to ride off into the sunset, i’ve had enough of both of them for one lifetime!
I nominate this thread for some sort of award.
Just based on the title. :D
And once again the GOP will have a gaggle of 20 candidates in the primary at debates stumbling around on a stage trying to outdo each other on how they’ll “repeal Obamacare.”
And one by one, the GOP-e will help the dems go Alinsky on every conservative candidate, whittling the field down to their preferred nominee, Jeb Bush.
While one of a few, she is defiantly up there :)
But she had a migraine once and said we could even drill for oil and gas safely in the Everglades if we wish. That’s just plain crazy. /s
Michelle Bachmann? Isn’t she that crazy broad who made those outrageous claims that the Muslim Brotherhood had infiltrated the Obama administration?
(Damn right I’m being sarcastic!)
And “leaked” top secret info on Pakistani nuke sites that were published in national magazines months earlier (with maps).
It’s a little early for a “definite” list.
But, even if Bachman runs, I would never vote for her. Her treatment of Sarah Palin told me she was willing to do whatever to get elected .. even turn on a friend.
In case you don’t remember, Bachman hired a political hack (his name escapes me - but he’s on FOX all the time). The first thing he did after getting hired was to go after Palin. Sadly, it was Palin who had supported Bachman and rallied a lot of people to vote for Bachman, and then the payback for Palin was to be dissed by Bachman’s Campaign Manager.
After that stunt, I would never vote for Bachman.
I’ve always wondered if Bachman cut a deal with the House leadership to garner backdoor financial support in exchange for not pursuing the Speakership.
She enhanced her name recognition and the Establishment was able to undermine a potential Palin candidacy.
Yes they all worked for Romney. /s
Ed Rollins will be hired by someone this time as well. Lets just hope it isn’t your preferred candidate.
Apologies to the Congresswoman.
Well I sure called that one. LOL
So the Tea Party poser is preparing to torpedo at the next round of conservative candidates. How nice.
If she didn’t have the courage to take on Republican socialists like Willard Romney, she sure as hell doesn’t have what it takes to turn this country around.
Now that Ted Cruz has jumped off the deep end by helping Glenn Beck shower the illegal invaders with gifts, I don’t think there’s a single promising presidential candidate. Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Rand Paul are all washed up. Maybe Rick Perry?
The primary season could be filled with a dozen newcomers, 2008 retreads, and 2012 retreads.
The 2 [actually 3] questions still remains:
Is this the best the GOP has to offer?
Do you want another also-ran who becomes a footnote in the annals of GOP presidential runs or do you want to win?
Face it, if Rick Perry hadn’t been the worst debater in presidential history, he would be president right now.
Hopefully he has been taking lessons for the past 5 years and isn’t on back pain medication anymore.
She also ‘promised’ a return to $1.80 gas.
And Obama promised skyrocketing prices.
Thank God nobody bought Michelle Bachman’s craziness. /s
FReepers are going to go full lord of the flies stupid.....again.
You might be right. Part of the reason I threw my support behind Newt - which I later apologized for - was because he was such a good debater. Really, what we needed was someone with good credentials (Rick Perry), good ideas (Herman Cain), or at least good debate skills (Newt).
What the Republicans got was a candidate with socialist credentials (Massachusetts gov), no good ideas (Romneycare), and no debate skills. Well, Willard got under Bathhouse Barry’s skin in the first debate, but he absolutely tanked from that point on.
Bachmann just isn’t a leader or executive material.
Yes!! That’s the guy.
Hmmmm ..?? I have trouble picturing Ted Cruz making such an ignorant choice .. since the man is not stupid .. and he’s not a fool.
There was a history behind THAT:
And a BIG behind it was!
I had trouble imagining FReepers willfully and stubbornly ignoring quotes from Sheldon Adelson saying he was a liberal and only supporting Newt to make sure Romney beat Santorum and his anti abortion stance. Now those same geniuses are shocked that Adelson is a Harry Reid supporter.
Same with Fred Thompson and his idiotic endorsement of the national popular vote.
The list goes on and on. Idol worship is a morons game and conservatives play it with the best of them and the only thing worse is clearing a path for a candidate who may not be.
You can make put the MSM in its place if you know what to say. All it takes is charisma.
Look at the clips of what Newt said during the primaries on YouTube. Remember when the “open marriage” allegations against Newt came up? John King asked him if he’d “like to comment on it, “and Newt responded “no, but I will” and tore into the news media and King personally for opening a debate with a question like that.
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