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  •  Compared to who is already in Congress... (1+ / 0-)
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    HeyMikey

    ...Sanford is plain vanilla. I'm still trying to understand who the idiots are that elected that bozo Bauchman.

    Only the weak & defeated are called to account for their crimes.

    by rreabold on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 08:51:17 AM PDT

    •  Puzzles me, too. (1+ / 0-)
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      Compost On The Weeds

      Bachmann's district is the Minneapolis suburbs. These are the people of Prairie Home Companion and Hubert Humphrey, Paul Wellstone, Al Franken. Next door to Wisconsin, home of Bob LaFollette.

      My wife's family is from Minnesota small towns and the Minneapolis suburbs, and they fit the Prairie Home Companion image--smart, hardworking, avoiding attention, generous, kind.

      What the hell do such people see in Bachmann?

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 09:51:59 AM PDT

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      •  Bachmann's district is far more (3+ / 0-)
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        rural than suburban.

        It is literally the most Republican district in the state. Even then she still scraped by in 2012 by a point even as Romney crushed Obama.

        Don't blame the rest of the state, she would lose in any other district. Minneapolis elected Keith Ellison, the first Muslim American to serve in Congress, the same year the 6th elected Bachmann for the first time.

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