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Stress-related condition ‘incapacitates’ Bachmann; heavy pill use alleged
Daily Caller ^ | 07-18-11 | Jonathan Strong

Posted on 07/18/2011 8:13:54 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA

In late July 2010, Rep. Michele Bachmann’s then-communications director, Dave Dziok, told his boss that he planned to take a new job with the public relations firm Edelman.

Dziok had worked for Bachmann for two and a half years, a relatively long period by the standards of her office, and was leaving on good terms.

Staff turnover can frustrate any employer, but Bachmann responded more dramatically. Dziok’s departure triggered a debilitating medical episode that landed the congresswoman in urgent care.

“Within 24 hours she was in the hospital,” a former aide says.

Bachmann was admitted to a Washington, D.C. hospital on Friday, July 30, and released that same day. She flew home to Minnesota to recuperate, missing a scheduled campaign event with Sen. Roy Blunt.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bachmann; china; globalism; michelebachmann; migraines; palinistas; romneyspew; trade
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And so the trashing of Bachmann shifts into high gear. Oddly enough, it comes from a supposedly right wing site.
1 posted on 07/18/2011 8:13:57 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA
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To: Lazlo in PA

"Not this shiite again." -- Thomas Eagleton

2 posted on 07/18/2011 8:16:33 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Oddly enough, it comes from a supposedly right wing site.

Smells like GOP operatives on behalf of Romney.

3 posted on 07/18/2011 8:17:52 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: Carry_Okie

The GOP is looking mighty shabby.


4 posted on 07/18/2011 8:19:07 PM PDT by Huck
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To: Lazlo in PA

Oh cool! Let’s all gather ‘round and play the latest political game. It’s called, “Bash Michele until she’s a bloody mess.”

Honestly, my reaction to an article like this is, so what? Or, and? Or, tell me again how this will in the slightest affect her ability to be POTUS?


5 posted on 07/18/2011 8:20:47 PM PDT by upchuck (No increase PERIOD! Hope & Change = Ball & Chain)
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To: Lazlo in PA

So she’s not “fit to serve” but the incumbent POS is?


6 posted on 07/18/2011 8:21:01 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now that Weiner's gone . .time to get wid of Fwank)
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To: randita; Impy; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; justiceseeker93; perfect_rovian_storm; ...

Wow, the hit pieces are coming at Bachman on an almost daily basis.


7 posted on 07/18/2011 8:21:41 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Geez. I had to laugh at that pic. Looks like the 70’s are back in fashion more than we know. Inflation, gas issues, Carter in the WH again and now this.

Jonathan Strong, the reporter breaking this, was the guy who broke the JounoList story. I am surprised he is dealing in this schlock.


8 posted on 07/18/2011 8:21:41 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Huck

>> The GOP is looking mighty shabby.

There are many Republicans whose top priority is maintaining the status quo, not fixing the nation’s problems.

They have a lot of $$$$$ and career time invested in business as usual, and they are not about to give it all up without a fight.


9 posted on 07/18/2011 8:22:46 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Carry_Okie
At some point we may need to begin building a directory of blogsites identifying them as:

TEA Party, Regular Republican, Leftwingtard, Crazoids, Obots, Mitbots, Retromangent Bushies, and so on.

We could refer to the list much as we check out weird reporters on the JOURNOLIST!

FR could easily become the DRUDGELIST of political/opinion orthodoxies ~ and get zillions of hits.

10 posted on 07/18/2011 8:22:46 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lazlo in PA
Oddly enough, it comes from a supposedly right wing site.

It's ventriliquism.

I'm neither here nor there on the campaign just now, but I have to say, anyone who exposes themselves to that kind rhetorical savagery ought to get, idunno, not a medal but something.

11 posted on 07/18/2011 8:22:51 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand ("America will cease to be great when America ceases to be good." -- Welcome to deToqueville.)
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To: Al B.; onyx; sarah fan UK; Brices Crossroads

PING!


12 posted on 07/18/2011 8:23:00 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Lazlo in PA
What's that stink? Smells like MITT ROMNEY

13 posted on 07/18/2011 8:23:20 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: upchuck

Maybe the current President can leave his stash...I heard it works wonders on the migraine.


14 posted on 07/18/2011 8:23:42 PM PDT by magritte
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To: Lazlo in PA
If these spells where totally debilitating to the point of incapacitation, one would think a public person who is stalked non stop would have shown these symptoms WHILE IN PUBLIC. However, there is no evidence that she has had any public problems.

When would these ‘Stress Headaches” Occur? During a stressful interview, all of hers are confrontational and stressful? A stressful travel schedule or some other stress?

I have my doubts about the authenticity of this story.

15 posted on 07/18/2011 8:24:18 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: upchuck
There are people so ready to bash Michele they'll even come back at you on a Michelle post!

It's a sickness.

16 posted on 07/18/2011 8:24:29 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lazlo in PA

The Lie Nazis begin their assault. You never see this kind of sh@# written about Barry and Mooschelle by the piggies in the state run MSM. They wouldn’t dare. They’d wake up with a horse’s head in bed with them. Yellow journalism by yellow lying bass turds.


17 posted on 07/18/2011 8:24:37 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey Barry! Compromise this!!!)
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To: upchuck

As a migraine sufferer, from the age of 6 on, I can tell you that such headaches ARE debilitating and do put one out of commission. OTOH, yes, this is a hit piece, but it won’t be the last.


18 posted on 07/18/2011 8:24:54 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Lazlo in PA

So this is the BIG bombshell about Michele Bachmann..that she gets stressed out..WOW epic fail media, epic fail. We all get stressed out..its part of life, if this is the best they got the libs are in big big trouble..and yeah wouldn’t be surprised if this came from Romneys people


19 posted on 07/18/2011 8:26:34 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Lazlo in PA
Daily Caller is run by Tucker Carlson who is not conservative but more RINO or E-GOP.. He has had many dismissive things to say about Sarah Palin, too.
20 posted on 07/18/2011 8:26:34 PM PDT by JPG (Palin '12)
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To: ClearCase_guy
Eagleton had manic-depressive psychosis with a history of electroshock therapies. Not quite the same as migraines, which can hit anyone.
21 posted on 07/18/2011 8:26:56 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Lazlo in PA

I’m not supporting her for the nomination but this story strikes me as laughable.


22 posted on 07/18/2011 8:27:09 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: JPG

Tucker doesn’t really like girls does he?


23 posted on 07/18/2011 8:27:45 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lazlo in PA

So what is this, the 4th attack in 2 weeks?! They are really in overdrive.


24 posted on 07/18/2011 8:27:59 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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Regardless of the allegation, every candidate should have the fortitude of Sarah Palin.


25 posted on 07/18/2011 8:29:31 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Lazlo in PA

some rino in d.c. doesn’t like bachman.


26 posted on 07/18/2011 8:29:43 PM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I have HAD IT with these kind of attacks..OF course, they do it so te “American people can understand” How effing altruistic of them. Next, it will be about Herman Cain (who has battled cancer). I’d take any one of these candidates over what we presently have. We are in the fight for our lives this election cycle. But I’m ready.


27 posted on 07/18/2011 8:29:52 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: muawiyah

shouldn’t you expect Michele bashers on a Michele thread, if anywhere?


28 posted on 07/18/2011 8:30:08 PM PDT by truthfreedom
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To: A_Former_Democrat
So she’s not “fit to serve” but the incumbent POS is?

We had a previous president who suffered incapacitating migraines, for up to six weeks at a time.

His name was Thomas Jefferson. Obviously not fit to serve. Ol' Tom just wasn't presidential material, right?

29 posted on 07/18/2011 8:30:40 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: muawiyah
He's married and has four children. I don't know what his problem is unless it's the usual DC ‘cocktail party invite’ sickness.
30 posted on 07/18/2011 8:31:11 PM PDT by JPG (Palin '12)
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To: Lazlo in PA
My prediction, if Mitt Romney is the last man standing, the Mormon bashing and cult theories will be a daily topic of conversation.

Of course we all know that Harry Reid is a Mormon, but since he is a Democrat his supporters know it's just an act, just like his NRA Membership.

Then again, Mitt is an NRA Lifetime Member isn't he?
Cough, cough...

31 posted on 07/18/2011 8:31:14 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Would you rather live in Obamaville or Palintown?)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Watch for another hit piece about how Bachmann takes her coffee. This story smells remarkably like the 2006 Katherine Harris smear campaign.


32 posted on 07/18/2011 8:32:50 PM PDT by NautiNurse (TSA Tit for Tat--Yukari Mihamae--thank you!)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Let's all take a deep breath and wait.

This is totally unconfirmed, and there may be no connection between his leaving and her supposed hospitalization.

People do get the flu, you know

33 posted on 07/18/2011 8:33:06 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: Lazlo in PA; ansel12; delacoert; Diogenesis

Looks like the Romney people are all over this. Just like they did to Palin.


34 posted on 07/18/2011 8:35:55 PM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian - "I once was lost, but now am found; was blind but now I see")
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To: Lazlo in PA
And so the trashing of Bachmann shifts into high gear.

Sorry for Michele. It's a rough day.

Of course for Sarah this is called...Monday. LOL!

35 posted on 07/18/2011 8:36:20 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Palin-________ Overdrive 2012 - Holy Flippin' Crap!!)
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To: magritte

Exactly, we have an admitted cokehead in the WH but nary an inquiry from the MSM.


36 posted on 07/18/2011 8:36:52 PM PDT by kabar
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To: JPG
Carlson is a squishy, inside the Beltway guy. He is totally Romney all the way. What can one expect from a PMSLSD CINO


37 posted on 07/18/2011 8:36:57 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Michele could be caught in the worst throes of her 19th nervous breakdown and she can still run the USA perfectly well, certainly a million times better than “don’t call my bluff” Dick O’Muslim.

Who puts this trash out anyway?


38 posted on 07/18/2011 8:36:57 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Lazlo in PA

Sooo... the moral of the story, apparently, is that Michele is really tough, bounces back amazingly quickly and is now in a MUCH more stressful situation with no signs of fatigue.

Just as the earlier Bachmann articles concerning the perpetually offended gay folk, this one too seems like an advertisement for Bachmann to someone not predisposed to hating her.


39 posted on 07/18/2011 8:37:03 PM PDT by BuddhaBrown (Path to enlightenment: Four right turns, then go straight until you see the Light!)
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To: Lazlo in PA
She must've heard that they're rolling out The Undefeated to wider distribution!

Cheers!

40 posted on 07/18/2011 8:37:42 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

So a Conservative Congresswoman ... who has stepped out for going on two years into Conservative leadership - organizing a huge protest on the Capitol Steps, has worked tirelessly to further Conservative issues ... has put herself and family in political Harms Way - suffering the slings and arrows of Leftist/Liberal/Progressive reactionary diatribes, insults and threats ... has to have a moment of DOWN TIME to recoup from all the total STRESS flung upon her... To which - I say SMART GIRL... Take a Break — Time out ... then come back swinging...


41 posted on 07/18/2011 8:37:51 PM PDT by ICCtheWay
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To: Carry_Okie
Smells like GOP operatives on behalf of Romney.

Daily Caller is owned by Tucker Carlson. 'Nuff said.

42 posted on 07/18/2011 8:38:55 PM PDT by montag813 (SECURE THE BORDER! http://www.StandwithArizona.com)
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To: LaybackLenny

Sarah who?


43 posted on 07/18/2011 8:39:32 PM PDT by BuddhaBrown (Path to enlightenment: Four right turns, then go straight until you see the Light!)
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To: MindBender26
OMG the power elite are using HAARP to send EM waves into her head to incapacitate her!

Tinfoil Pictures, Images and Photos

At this point makes as much sense as the "pillhead" theory.

Need more info.

44 posted on 07/18/2011 8:41:03 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Lazlo in PA

Does anyone read these articles past the excerpts? It says she gets headaches. Denies they are debilitating. I can tell you people don’t usually get “admitted” into a hospital and “released the same day”.

Maybe she gets migraines. The article makes “medication” sound like something mysterious.


45 posted on 07/18/2011 8:42:26 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: BuddhaBrown

Sarah...ahem, I mean Sara...Lee. You know, the cake lady. LOL


46 posted on 07/18/2011 8:42:31 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Palin-________ Overdrive 2012 - Holy Flippin' Crap!!)
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To: upchuck

Nolan Ryan is in the hospital also. Wonder if someone on his staff quit and hurt his feelings.

We don’t know why Michele is in hospital...she may have a cold or a virus.


47 posted on 07/18/2011 8:42:56 PM PDT by altura ( Palin/Ryan---or Palin/Perry (for the best looking ticket ever))
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To: truthfreedom

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama spells her name differently. We should be entitled to freely denigrate and abuse Michelle without people thinking that’s an open invitation to blast Michele!


48 posted on 07/18/2011 8:44:14 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Maybe if she was a perjuring, cocaine using rapist and traitorous bastard the press would love her.


49 posted on 07/18/2011 8:45:23 PM PDT by doug from upland (Just in case, it has been reserved: www.TheBitchIsBack2012.com)
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To: GraceG

Love the photo.

How’d you get that big guy next to you to hold still for it?


50 posted on 07/18/2011 8:45:23 PM PDT by BuddhaBrown (Path to enlightenment: Four right turns, then go straight until you see the Light!)
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