Michele Bachmann

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The Week in Politics

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS   Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party. Sure, a lot humorless things were going on last week. But let’s focus on something funny. Specifically, the growing shortlist of exciting personalities who might be eyeballing the 2016 presidential election. First, halfwit and part-time governor … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

BACHMANN’S SEAT Jim Read is a political science professor, an author, a Democrat, and he’s running for space/time traveler Michele’s Bachmann’s seat in the 6th District of Minnesota (after many years of running from it). He’s also a follower of Lester & Charlie’s weekly poll. So, when he quietly asked Lester & Charlie to tell … Continue reading

On This Day

“Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.” ~Richard Wright, Native Son, published this day in 1940 *** ***

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Obama’s State of the Union address gave conservatives a lot of opportunities to run their crazy flags up the proverbial vaginal probe this week. Faced with a Congress in serious need of maximum strength ex-lax®, Obama laid out a plan for legislating by Executive Order — raising the minimum wage for federal contractors, for one, … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

American Psychos This week, escaped lunatic and retiring Congresswoman Michele Bachmann let Marcus out of the closet and let some of her 27 kids out of the basement long enough to pose for this picture: The photo was then posted on Facebook by Sophia, one of the Bachmann brood, with no other description than “Bachmann … Continue reading

Lester & Charlie’s Annual Prediction Poll!

Say what you want about 2013. But before you dismiss it, cranky style, for being as lousy as any other year you didn’t get everything you wanted from Santa, try to remember the few good things that happened in the last twelve months. Michele Bachmann announced her retirement from Congress. There was no U.S. presidential … Continue reading

The Rise and Thrall of Paul Ryan

Complete this sentence: Republicans in 2013 were: (a) hijacked once again by the extreme right-wing; (b) getting worse at disguising their racism; (c) hell-bent on destroying the country; or (d) sexier than ever. Wait! Before you choose, allow us to make a case for that last option. After all, consider what 2013 gave us: An … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

This week, Sarah Palin babbled something about being able to see Santa Clause from her porch. Michele Bachmann mumbled something about wanting to spank President Obama and take away his magic wand. Some people have vague recollections about something to do with immigration. But basically it was just too damn hot for politics this week. … Continue reading

Bon Voyager

This Week’s Poll! Unless you live on a distant planet – like the 6th district of Minnesota – you’ve already heard the shocking thing Michele Bachmann said this week. Yes, we know that she’s shocked you before – calling for a new McCarthyism, telling mothers that vaccines cause retardation, claiming that scrapping the minimum wage … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

“37″ played a significant role in politics this week, first when the House of Representatives voted on the Affordable Care Act for the 37th time. According to Speaker Boehner, the new vote was held out of respect for House members who hadn’t yet been elected when Congress voted against it for the 36th time. Also … Continue reading

I Am… I Said

This Week’s Poll! Republicans give themselves more reasons to exercise their God-given spin control muscles than Democrats do. Sure, Dems like Anthony Weiner have to tuck their Twitter accounts back in their pants now and then, and some sucker with industrial strength pliers has to shadow Joe Biden and dislodge that foot from his mouth … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

This week, House Intelligence Committee member Michele Bachmann proved that she’s still on top of her game when she announced some brand new lies and slogans. Did you know that Air Force One has 5 chefs? That guns don’t kill people, Obamacare kills people? We got a hold of this footage of Michele’s Great Aunt … Continue reading