Skip to comments.New York to Iowa: Why I Traveled to Help Michele Bachmann
Posted on 12/20/2011 3:12:54 PM PST by ventanax5
I am a native New Yorker. I was raised in the city, but now live in a nice suburb, about 30 miles from Manhattan. I have a Manhattan-based friend who has a particularly aggressive form of cancer, which an experimental treatment is helping him battle successfully. Hes referred to by the nurses at his treatment center as a miracle. Just over two weeks ago, I drove him to his weekly chemotherapy session at an oncology center near my home. Whenever we get together, we talk about the many things that we have in common, which could be categorized as traditionalism. The subject of Michele Bachmanns campaign came up. I had been a very early supporter of Congresswoman Bachmann and I was saying to everyone I knew, She is the only real conservative in the race, perhaps before her campaign started using the phrase. We were lamenting the fact that the polls were reflecting the medias treatment of candidates. Why werent the folks in Iowa responding to her the way we thought they should and would? We shared many ideas on what we thought would be good ways for her campaign to regain her top position as the Iowa Straw Poll winner. It was a good discussion.
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I’ve asked my congressman to buck the establishment and endorse her. She and Joe Wilson both came here during last year’s campaign to help with fundraising.