Michele Bachmann Once Again Proves She’s Completely Out of Her Mind

bachmann-shiningI have a confession to make: I sort of miss Michele Bachmann. Not because I liked her, but because she was easily one of the most ridiculous members of Congress I think most of us will ever witness. While I’m not a medical professional, in my opinion, she’s pretty darn close to being legitimately crazy.

I mean, it’s pretty bad when you’re a fairly well-known former Republican member of Congress and Fox News won’t even hire you. To this day it still blows my mind that she somehow managed to receive enough votes to get elected to Congress – multiple times.

Well, while she’s no longer an elected official, that doesn’t stop Ms. Bachmann from resurfacing occasionally to remind us all that she’s completely out of her damn mind. Take for instance recent comments she made where she tried to claim that current GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is polling better with Mexican voters than any Republican – ever:

Donald Trump’s numbers show that he’s the highest with African-Americans that any Republican has ever been, and the highest with Hispanics that any Republican has ever been.

Not surprisingly, Politifact rated her statement as False.

Not only is Trump not polling better with Hispanics than any other Republican – ever – but he’s not even viewed more favorably than the other GOP candidates he’s running against. In fact, in a Gallup poll Politifact cited, Trump not only ranks dead last among all Republican candidates – but it wasn’t even close. Comparing his favorable/unfavorable numbers, Trump scored the worst with Hispanic voters with a net favorable rating of -51 (65 percent unfavorable, 14 percent favorable). Who came in second place? None other than Trump’s good pal Ted Cruz, at -7.

So, it’s not just that Trump is unpopular with most Hispanic voters, but they pretty much hate him. And for good reason.

Then again, when it comes to Republicans, almost nothing surprises me anymore. After all, Trump did call most Mexican immigrants criminals and rapists – then promised that he will “win” the Latino vote.

While Trump’s comment was clearly based on the fact that he’s an arrogant salesman who’s going to say and do whatever he wants even if it makes absolutely no sense, Bachmann’s remarks seemed to be based on nothing more than her own delusions. There’s absolutely no basis of reality where any sane or rational person could claim that Trump is polling well with Latino voters. To even suggest such a thing is embarrassing and just flat-out stupid – which is why it really doesn’t surprise me that these comments came from somebody like Michele Bachmann.

This is the sort of nonsense to which I’m referring when I say I’ve lost the ability to take most Republicans seriously anymore. It’s not just that they’ve built an entire political party based on lies and propaganda – it’s that many of the party’s own members seem to actually believe the crap that they’re shoveling.

Allen Clifton

Allen Clifton is a native Texan who now lives in the Austin area. He has a degree in Political Science from Sam Houston State University. Allen is a co-founder of Forward Progressives and creator of the popular Right Off A Cliff column and Facebook page. Be sure to follow Allen on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to his channel on YouTube as well.


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  • Robert Kennedy

    You have to forgive her ignorance. If she is truly a practicing Christian (yeah, sure) and hasn’t cheated on her wife she hasn’t had sex in decades and that can cause mind rot. 8^)

  • GimmeSomeTruth

    “I’m not only his wife, I’m also his client”…..

  • Fred Glenn

    WHY is she even showing up on anyone’s radar? She is an unimportant, insufficient semi human being not worth the oxygen she breathes. Let her go already, no one cares. As much as I am a liberal, progressive voter, this shit does not need to be published ANYWHERE. And for an organization that has always know exactly what she was or wasn’t, just let her go. NO ONE CARES.

    • GimmeSomeTruth

      Letting Michele Bachmann go is not an easy task. It’s like asking limburger cheese not to stink!

    • Ronald N. Wall

      But, it is so much fun making fun of her.

  • Creeayshun Sighuntist

    Today’s republicans truly believe they can just say anything that pops into their heads, keep repeating it no matter how false the statement is, and it will suddenly be considered to be true as long as they and their allies keep repeating it. At this point, republicans really don’t know what it true and what is false and they don’t care and are not curious enough to figure out the truth of any topic. They are stupid and easy to lead as long as it’s someone who claims to be a republican who is doing the leading.

    • Cheryl Viuhkola-Pelletier

      What seems to almost never be mentioned is that people like her and the other bat crazies are ELECTED by voters who get off their fat butts and go to the polls, or vote with the ballot sent to them.

      So, if you are truly scared ( and you should be) by the policies they present…then you had better vote ( if you don’t vote).


    Michele and Louie Gohmert were kind of the power couple from hell in the halls of Congress.

    • Sophisticated Redneck

      LOL Just imagine those two actually married and living next door! Michele holding hedge clippers and waving with those glassy eyes and the smile. Louis cutting the grass with his AR-15 slung on his back. Mr and Mrs America!