The Bachmann File: Let’s Slit Our Wrists Against Health Care

Posted by | September 1, 2009 10:54 | Filed under: Top Stories

Being downright Shakespearean, cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann used violent rhetoric to declare her opposition to health care reform in a speech in Denver. (via Think Progress)


“This cannot pass,” the Minnesota Republican told a crowd at a Denver gathering sponsored by the Independence Institute. “What we have to do today is make a covenant, to slit our wrists, be blood brothers on this thing. This will not pass. We will do whatever it takes to make sure this doesn’t pass.”


“Something is way crazy out there,” Bachmann said in her remarks, billed as a “personal legislative briefing” by the Golden-based Independence Institute, which bills itself as a “free market think tank.”


“This is slavery,” Bachmann said after claiming many Americans pay half their income to taxes. “It’s nothing more than slavery.”


To which I say: “Out there?”

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