Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:29 PM
Katashi_itto (10,130 posts)
The pictures they used of Michele Bachmann's and her "coach" is hysterical
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Former Aide: Michele Bachmann Had “Unnatural Relationship” With Debate Coach
Michele Bachmann's high-profile debate coach, Brett O'Donnell, developed an "unnatural" and "Rasputin-like" relationship with his candidate during her failed 2012 presidential campaign, another former aide told BuzzFeed, a charge O'Donnell denies.
Peter Waldron, an evangelical organizer who served as Iowa field coordinator for Bachmann and helped her win the Ames straw poll said O'Donnell exercised an "unusual power over Mrs. Bachmann, perhaps even an unholy power of Mrs, Bachmann." Waldron and other former Bachmann staff also currently say the Congresswoman has yet to pay them for debts owned from her short-lived campaign.
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The pictures they used of Michele Bachmann's and her "coach" is hysterical (Original post)
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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:41 PM
onehandle (49,902 posts)
3. Wingers are blaming 'crazy people' for gun violence.
Check out your own ranks first. People like her and Ted 'McCarthyism II' Cruz shouldn't be anywhere near guns.
"He prohibited her husband, Dr. Marcus Bachmann, from sleeping in the same room with wife while on the campaign trail," Waldron said in an email to BuzzFeed. "He prohibited legendary consultants Ed Rollins and Ed Goeas from attending debate prep sessions. He told her when she could get off the bus (Waterloo event with Gov. Perry), he wrote most of the words that came out of her mouth, he wrote all of her speeches."
Waldron, who led Bachmann's outreach to the extreme religious groups that helped fuel an early surge in Iowa and bring voters to the Ames Straw Poll, is a veteran of Republican politics and a colorful character in his own right. An Army veteran who says he leads an organization called Christians Restoring America's Greatness, he spent a month in jail in Uganda in 2002, on terror charges that he denied.