Bachmann: Grasping at Straw

Via The Hill:

"I just want to remind you, that I won the Iowa straw poll in less time than any other candidate, and the first woman to ever win the Iowa straw poll," Bachmann said on ABC’s "This Week."

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  1. casimir says:

    congrats. but that was so yesterday.

  2. Tsar Nicholas II says:

    In related news the Texas Rangers won the American League.

  3. Ernieyeball says:

    I won $345* the first time I played the Pick 3 in the Illinois Lotto. But that was at least 20 years ago.
    *Not adjusted for inflation.

  4. anjin-san says:

    Michelle who?

  5. WR says:

    That was probably the least embarassing moment of that interview. Most of it was like watching Spinal Tap’s bass player trying to understand a simple questin and then repeating “But this one goes to eleven.”