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mrmpa

(4,033 posts)
Mon May 14, 2012, 08:54 PM May 2012

From factcheck.com........Michelle Bachmann lies..........

Oh my God I can't believe it. Bachmann tries to raise money by lying about who and why her district was redistricted. She says liberal judges did it to punish her for standing up to the President. Onlly 2 of the judges were Democrats (doesn't necessarily make them liberals) and her district is even more repug than it was before.

See entire story at following link:

http://news.yahoo.com/bachmann-fundraising-whopper-202734700.html

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From factcheck.com........Michelle Bachmann lies.......... (Original Post) mrmpa May 2012 OP
The redistricting made her district MORE Republican, not less Mister Ed May 2012 #1
Swiss citizen? HeiressofBickworth May 2012 #2

Mister Ed

(6,107 posts)
1. The redistricting made her district MORE Republican, not less
Mon May 14, 2012, 09:14 PM
May 2012

They sawed off my hometown of Stillwater, where the majority of voters have voted against her in each of her races.

Well, almost all of Stillwater. They did leave her one tiny little sliver. A tiny sliver that includes my house...


HeiressofBickworth

(2,682 posts)
2. Swiss citizen?
Mon May 14, 2012, 10:54 PM
May 2012

She campaigned for the presidency while holding DUAL citizenship. I don't recall any part of the Constitution that allows for this. But then I doubt very much that Bachmann has ever read the Constitution.

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