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Mitch McConnell Notices Economy Pretty Good, Figures He Built That

It looks like Republicans have finally figured out how they're going to deal with the unfortunate fact that the economy has been steadily improving under Barack Obama: Just say it was all due to the wisdom of Republicans. Michele...

A Children’s Treasury Of Thoughtful, Measured Reactions To Jan Brewer’s Veto Of SB 1062

Jan Brewer's uncrazy veto of SB 1062, the "No Dogs or Gays" bill, is not that big a surprise -- unless of course you're certain that your ability to keep God happy depends on being free to tell people...

Virginia Loses Its Damn Mind, Steals Control of Crazy Train

Don't look now, kids, but Virginia has turned the corner and gone nuts.  Seriously, it has gone It-Puts-The-Lotion-On-Its-Skin crazy. In just the past week, it has come to light that GOP nominees to state office and elected officials want...

Watch Breathlessly As Your New 113th Congress Does Nothing: A New Wonkette Feature

Welcome to yr Wonkette's new regular feature (and by "regular" we mean, of course, when we feel like it and only until we get bored of it or drunk or both) on your 113th Congress - already on track...

Michele Bachmann Delegates Hiring Her Campaign Team To God

Hey, you lazy jerks, why haven't you been pestering God in your daily prayers to hurry up and assemble Michele Bachmann's campaign staff? Yes, He's a busy Guy these days, dealing with the fallout over His decision to put...

One of Michele Bachmann’s 10,000 Children Refuses To Pose For Playgirl

Playgirl is still alive somehow. And we guess it's because it does stuff like this: finding Michele Bachmann's 28-year-old son and asking him to pose nude in their publication, for publicity. He said no, of course. But considering Bachmann...

Bachmann Going To Officially Run For President As Soon As They Make Her

By this point, the Republicans who are going to run for president all have to know they're doing it, right? It's not like any of these people have to "talk it over with their family"; nobody's going to let...

A Live List of Insane Things Michele Bachmann Has Said At CPAC

We just started watching. Keep refreshing this! "If the president wanted to be like Ronald Reagan, he would sign a balanced budget amendment!" "We are the Saudi Arabia of energy!" "A three-legged stool... won't fall over easily." (Conservatives are a three-legged stool.) "I...

Bachmann Says Republicans Will Do Nothing But Issue Subpoenas If They Become Majority

Oh, here is your modern-day Edmund Burke, revealing what she thinks the GOP's political philosophy should be when they win a Congressional majority in the midterm elections: "I think that all we should do is issue subpoenas and have...

Maybe Franken-Felons Didn’t Destroy Democracy After All (But They Probably Did)

Al Franken is the patron saint-senator of comedians, artists, and Mick Jagger impersonators, but did you also know he’s beloved by America’s felons? A “traditional values”-loving pack of watchdogs called Minnesota Majority says that “hundreds of ineligible felons may...

Michelle Bachmann Is a Star, So Let Her Shine

Barack Obama's been getting hugs and kisses galore for the comedy routine he performed for Scarlett Johansson and other hardscrabble White House "correspondents," but where is the adoration for Real American stage actress Michelle Bachmann? The other day she...

Michele Bachmann’s Own Constituents Were So Mean To Her!

Meh, who wants to watch this whole thing? But it's worth looking at the beginning to see her booed by town hall attendees for making a joke about Tiger Woods loaning the president $300 trillion. "HEALTHCARE, THIS IS A...

MICHELLE BACHMANN HAS A THEORY! "If you want to look at economic history over the last 100 years. I call it punctuated equilibrium. If you look at FDR, LBJ, and Barack Obama, this is really the final leap to...

Michele Bachmann Does Something Stupid & Offensive

CPAC, it is the comedy festival of the year! New GOP leader Michael Steele offered a very honest yet very shitty new marketing strategy to America: "Tonight, we tell America: we know the past, we know we did wrong....

House Republicans Just Begging To Be Beaten By Liberal Website

There's an exciting new trend in these Final Days of the campaign: Some far-right wingnut congressperson goes crazy on the teevee or at one of these Palin Smackdown Trailer-Park Freakouts, and the Daily Kos site declares Financial War on...