Bachmann: Obama’s Still Anti-American, Still a ‘Gangster’ (Video)
March 7, 2011
(ChattahBox Political News)—Right-wing lawmaker and birther Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) made her case on NBC’s Meet the Press, for the title of the wackiest of the wackiest tea party leaders. And she was pretty convincing with her reprise of her “gangster government” and “anti-American” rhetoric, combined with a wild conspiratorial claim that President Obama fraudulently hid an appropriation of $105 billion in the healthcare reform law. Obama is stealing our money and is using it for nefarious purposes, probably having something to do with socialism and the fact that he is a secret Muslim! Yup, Bachmann is a nut alright; a Republican nut with presidential ambitions.
Gregory asked Bachmann to defend her extremist rhetoric and respond to critics who say she is only “interested in fueling anger.” Gregory specifically asked Bachmann about her “gangster government” and “anti-American” claims.
Bachmann responded, “…I don’t take back my statement on gangster government. I think that there have been actions that have been taken by this government that I think are corrupt, thoroughly corrupt.”
And regarding her claim that President Obama doesn’t love this country like real Americans (white people) do, Bachmann held firm.
“Well, it, it–I’ve already answered that question before. I said I had very serious concerns about the president’s views. And I think the president’s actions in the last two years speak for themselves,” said Bachmann
Bachmann also attacked “Obamacare,” as “a crime against democracy,” and a “fraud.”
It was quite the little mishmash of tea party kookery that only Bachmann can provide.
You can read the full transcript here.