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If you've been off the planet, or firmly ensconsed under a rock, you might have missed Michelle Bachman, Congresswoman for MN-06 calling Barack Obama Anti-American and suggesting a McCarthy like investigation of Anti-American elements in Congress.

This raised about a million dollars for her Democratic challenger El Tinklenberg (in honor of Obama, gotta love a guy with a funny name!)

So what's the new news? Follow me...

Here is the brand new Survey USA poll on MN-06. It shows Tinklenberg up 47-44. That's within the margin of error, but represents a 7 point shift from a week ago when Bachman was up by 4. Plus, the number of undecideds has closed from 15% a week ago to 8% now.

When the Bachman tape hit the blogosphere, all heck broke loose. The power of righteous anger seems to be showing here. Way to go, gang!

Originally posted to iriti on Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 08:08 PM PDT.

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