Skip to comments.Michele Bachmann Says She Might Seek Presidency in 2016
Posted on 07/23/2014 12:28:29 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Though set to retire from the U.S. House after her term expires at the end of this year, Michele Bachmann may not be done with electoral politics.
The Minnesota congresswoman and 2012 Republican presidential candidate told RealClearPolitics on Tuesday that she is considering a second White House run.
Bachmann made the revelation during an interview, in which she was asked for her view on whether any Republican women might seek the Oval Office in 2016.
The only thing that the media has speculated on is that its going to be various men that are running, she replied. They havent speculated, for instance, that Im going to run. What if I decide to run? And theres a chance I could run.
Bachmann entered the last presidential race in June 2011 as a long-shot contender but was able to use her sway with elements of the Tea Party and an effective media campaign to rise temporarily toward the front of the Republican pack in a deeply fluid race.
The high point of her candidacy came in August 2011 when she won the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa.
But Bachmanns campaign soon withered amid a string of gaffes and controversial claims, staff defections, and a rise in the fortunes of other candidates in the race.
She ended up finishing in sixth place in the Iowa caucuses less than five months after her Ames triumph, earning just 5 percent of the vote and dropping out the next day.
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Oh good Lord no.
No more retreads!
She’s reading from the latest book by Rick Santorum, “How to Make a Fortune as a Perpetual Presidential Candidate, Even If You Don’t Stand a Chance”
What’s wrong with Bachman compared to the rest?
RE: No more retreads!
In 1980, Ronald Reagan was a retread.
In 1968 Nixon was a retread.
nuthing, we just have better
She is stupid beyond reason. She wouldn’t even win Utah. How she was never Primaried is UTTERLY beyond me. As it was, she just barely held a district that she should have won routinely by about 20 pts.
And then there is that potential felony Fed investigation thing.
I never saw her appeal I can get voting against the Dim but voting for her? I remain befuddled.
That leaves the following out;
Romney, Perry, Cain, Pawlenty, Huntsman, Ron Paul and yes, Santorum.
Jeb Bush is not a retread. Neither is Christie.
Yeah but they were smart retreads.
RE: She is stupid beyond reason.
Explain to me what policies she stood and fought for makes her stupid beyond reason?
Didn’t she support Boehner?
She has been invisible too long, that is not good.
No Ron Paul
RE: Yeah but they were smart retreads.
Which begs the question, why is being the first President who resigned while in office a smart retread.... and what makes Bachmann a dumb retreat?
Like who? And don’t tell me Christie.
Tough to do since when she speaks it’s just blithering. Yeah I get the “America!” and hate ODimwit, but watched her in the debates. She has no policies of any consequence because she can’t formulate them. And how many laws did she propose? Wasn’t it 1?
Nope. She’s an idiot. We have smart Conservatives out there. The press would be all over every thing she says and it would drag the entire Party down.
If you can actually find any detailed discussions she has had and proffered on ANY policy aside from some version of “this is good” or “that is bad” I’d be fascinated to read them.
not sure....she ain’t prez material but damn sure senator material or a cabinet position in a conservative administration............you betcha