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Feb 26th, 2009

Summary: “The DCCC is after me again!” read a fund-raising e-mail Rep. Michele Bachmann has sent to supporters. Its the first time Bachmann has acknowledged — at least implicitly — the uproar her comments on KTLK two weeks earlier caused among progressive, and even a few conservative, blogs and media outlets.



Summary: U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), criticizing the economic stimulus plan on KTLK radio in the Twin Cities with her trademark gloom-and-doom histrionics, foresees a “national rationing board,” claims “your doctor will no longer be able to make your health care decisions with you,” and catastrophizes that “we’re running out of rich people in this country.”