Michele Bachmann did an hour long interview with Marvin Olasky on the campus of Patrick Henry College and said lots of predictably crazy and ignorant things, but perhaps the single most amusing thing she said was that she was very proud of having not gotten anything wrong at all during the presidential debates:
If you are a conservative you can never get anything wrong. I was very proud of the fact that I didn’t get anything wrong that I said during the course of the debates. I didn’t get anything wrong and that’s a huge arena.
Wow. Seriously, that is about as deluded as one can possibly be without thinking that they’re Jesus or Abraham Lincoln. Remember, this is the person who said, immediately after one debate, that vaccinations caused mental retardation. And who claimed that 59,000 people came into the United States in 2011 from Yemen and Syria (in fact, that was the total for all countries other than Mexico).
And who claimed that in China “if you want to build a building, you just build it, you don’t go through all the permitting process that we do here.” In fact, China is ranked by the World Bank as one of the most difficult countries in which to get a construction permit.
And who cited a study about abortion from Focus on the Family that does not exist (the organization had to put out a statement saying that they did not have any such studies and, in fact, did not do such studies at all).
We’ll add the claim of having never been wrong to the long list of things she has been wrong about.
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