[FoRK] Have you now or have you ever been......
tomhiggins at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 17:55:26 PDT 2008
The backlash is going to be...whats the word...fun? no...interesting?
Its going to get messier before, if ever, it gets better.
"Appearing on MSNBC's Hardball today, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN)
attacked the patriotism of Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL), based on his
alleged relationship to former Weather Underground member William
Ayers and the values of Obama's former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
"I'm very concerned that he may have anti-American views," said
Bachmann. "That's what the American people are concerned about."
She then went further, suggesting that all liberal views — held by
people such as Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, professors, and all Americans
who identify themselves as "liberals" — are "anti-American." When host
Chris Matthews, stunned by her remarks, asked Bachmann how many people
in Congress hold anti-American views, she responded, "You'll have to
Bachmann called on the media to conduct investigations into the
anti-American activities of members of Congress, similar to Sen.
Joseph McCarthy's discredited House Un-American Activities Committee
hearings in the 1950s. "I think people would love to see an exposé
like that," she claimed. Watch it: "
-tom(Jello Biafra '12)higgins
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