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Today, I was invited on MSNBC to discuss the distraction-topic of Rep. Michele Bachmann inserting "sex clinics" into the health care debate. Via her local paper:

Rep. Michele Bachmann continues to surprise us, despite us believing she couldn't ever surprise us again with her over-the-top and flat-out false fear mongering.
This is a good one though. Bachmann has decided that part of the health care bill that discusses school-based clinics (she calls them sex clinics) would lead to students being whisked away during school hours for abortions without parent consent.  OMG. Totally plausible.    

UPDATE: Thanks for all the rec's folks -- please keep em coming!

I decided there were 3 things that could salvage this otherwise-pointless discussion. 1) Pivot to the public option somewhere, 2) Mention Bachmann's Democratic opponent, state Sen. Tarryl Clark, and 3) Call Bachmann "crazy."

My calling Bachmann "crazy" twice irked right-wing blogger Matt Lewis, causing me to do it a 3rd time. It also seemed to turn off Alex Witt. But best of all -- hopefully out of respect -- David Schuster compared my "crazy" remark to Alan Grayson calling Republicans in Congress "neaderthals."

Let's go to the video tape:

My favorite part:

Matt Lewis: Let me just say this politically. Putting aside the issue, whether it's right or wrong, true or false, politically speaking...

Davic Schuster: It's false. Let's be clear about that.

ha.  Good for David Schuster.

If you want to support the guy who called Republicans "neaderthals" a few bucks to Alan Grayson would continue to go a long way

And if you have your favorite Michele Bachmann crazy moment, share it below!

Originally posted to AdamGreen on Thu Oct 01, 2009 at 02:43 PM PDT.


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