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Republican candidate for president U.S. Representative Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) (C) holds a news conference with Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) (L) and Representative Steve King (R-IA) (R) to discuss the debt ceiling and military benefits, at the U.S
Obama's secret army
The best part of this crazy article in National Review on Michele Bachmann's stewardship of the House Tea Party Caucus is its conclusion that thanks her incompetence, President Barack Obama was able to get away with his criminal scheme to use the IRS to steal the 2012 election:
It is plausible to conclude that the administration adopted a successful program of using the IRS to suppress conservative votes while encouraging its own allies — unions, public employees, progressive 501(c)(4)s, etc. The administration may in fact have stolen an election. The House, which could have stopped the abuse, was crippled by the hibernation of its most likely instrument, the Tea Party Caucus.
To follow that argument to its logical conclusion, it's now clear that the real reason Michele Bachmann decided to retire was that she wants to dodge the scandal of being the congresswoman who failed to stop King Barack's tyrannical election-stealing scheme.

Originally posted to The Jed Report on Wed May 29, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT.

Also republished by Daily Kos.

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