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Author Topic: Opinion of the Candidate - Michele Bachmann  (Read 1422 times)
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« on: June 15, 2011, 05:34:34 pm »
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Discuss.
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« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2011, 05:37:00 pm »
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HP.

The only positive thing I can say about her is that she appreciates the value of the Tea Party; however, that comes with the negative that she has attempted to hijack the Tea Party and turn it into Christian Conservatism 2.0.
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« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2011, 05:48:50 pm »
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I wouldn't trust her with a pair of scissors, let alone the Presidency. Glassy-eyed nutcase, she is.
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« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2011, 05:53:22 pm »
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It was negative before the GOP NH debate, but I thought she performed well. For now, she's neutral.
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« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2011, 06:21:15 pm »
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She talks Mises and free markets/non interventionism, but supports the PATRIOT act.

I will wait and see what she does.
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« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2011, 06:27:44 pm »
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Somewhat positive, and it was somewhat negative before the debate.
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« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2011, 06:29:35 pm »
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I think if you went back to 2008 and told someone that that weird Congresswoman, who made waves by calling Democrats treasonous or some nonsense, would be a viable candidate for the Republican nomination for President , they'd shoot themselves in despair.
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« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2011, 06:32:03 pm »
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Verry negative, of course.  Though I'd personally love her to win the GOP nomination =).
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« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2011, 06:47:38 pm »
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Somewhat Negative.  She's a HP, but unlike the other HP of her nature, she at least has a job and manage to make it through law school so I give her credit for at least doing work.
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« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2011, 09:08:04 pm »
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FF though I disagree with her on the Patriot Act.
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« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2011, 09:23:55 pm »
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FF though I disagree with her on the Patriot Act.
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« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2011, 09:34:52 pm »
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I think if you went back to 2008 and told someone that that weird Congresswoman, who made waves by calling Democrats treasonous or some nonsense, would be a viable candidate for the Republican nomination for President , they'd shoot themselves in despair.

A sign of how far the GOP has fallen.
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« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2011, 09:52:02 pm »
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A little better after the debate, but still very negative.

I'd rather have her as president than Palin, though.
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« Reply #13 on: June 15, 2011, 09:53:22 pm »
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Crazy seems to be the perfect word to describe her.

*Called for McCarthy-like investigations into perceived anti-Americanism in members of Congress.
*Said the U.S. Census was too "intricate" and wouldn't complete it because the Constitution doesn't require that citizens do (when it does).
*Told supporters to be "armed and dangerous" to stop the cap and trade bill.
*Thinks global warming is a hoax.
*Thinks being gay is a sexual identity disorder and a sign of sexual dysfunction and that gay people are trying to recruit children to be gay.

I realize all these things are positives nowadays in the Republican/Tea Party, but I'm not sure how they'll pan out in a general election setting and how these comments will sift with independent and moderate voters.
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« Reply #14 on: June 15, 2011, 10:02:28 pm »
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Still authoritarian and ultra-conservative.
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« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2011, 10:05:19 pm »
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Crazy seems to be the perfect word to describe her.

*Called for McCarthy-like investigations into perceived anti-Americanism in members of Congress.
*Said the U.S. Census was too "intricate" and wouldn't complete it because the Constitution doesn't require that citizens do (when it does).
*Told supporters to be "armed and dangerous" to stop the cap and trade bill.
*Thinks global warming is a hoax.
*Thinks being gay is a sexual identity disorder and a sign of sexual dysfunction and that gay people are trying to recruit children to be gay.

I realize all these things are positives nowadays in the Republican/Tea Party, but I'm not sure how they'll pan out in a general election setting and how these comments will sift with independent and moderate voters.

Easy to go after with attack ads against some of these stated positions.
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« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2011, 03:03:59 pm »
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I'm not sure if the fact that she's considered a serious candidate is hilarious or terrifying.
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« Reply #17 on: June 17, 2011, 03:06:26 pm »
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I personally have a negative opinion of her, but her fellow pub candidates better not underestimate her.
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And let's be honest, Obama could take a selfie of his junk in the bathroom mirror with his BlackBerry, have it transferred to canvas and you'd have people saying it ought to be hung in the National Gallery.

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« Reply #18 on: June 17, 2011, 03:21:54 pm »
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Stone cold bitch, and I admire that.  She performed well at the debate too.  I'm torn.  She is scary, but interpreting the question as "opinion of her as a viable candidate" I'll go with Somewhat Positive.

Also, she got her law degree at Oral Roberts University.  That's awesome. 
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« Reply #19 on: June 17, 2011, 03:23:41 pm »
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Insane in the membrane.
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« Reply #20 on: June 18, 2011, 12:09:49 am »
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I'm not sure if the fact that she's considered a serious candidate is hilarious or terrifying.

Both.

Most extremist and despotic leaders have their combination of ludicrous self-promotion and deadly-serious intention to compel everyone else to toe the line out of fear if love isn't available. Dictatorial types need their cult of personality not only for showing a popularity that transcends any election but also serves as a divide between those who are to get the sugar and those who are to get the shaft (or worse).   If she were President and she had a compliant Congress, then any comparison of her to a female dog might be one way to have nasty things happen to oneself.

She would be the closest thing that America could have to a Hugo Chavez on everything but ideology.

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« Reply #21 on: June 18, 2011, 09:27:37 am »
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Nice rant, pbrower.  So how do you think she'll do in the primaries?
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And let's be honest, Obama could take a selfie of his junk in the bathroom mirror with his BlackBerry, have it transferred to canvas and you'd have people saying it ought to be hung in the National Gallery.

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« Reply #22 on: June 18, 2011, 10:08:24 am »
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Crazy seems to be the perfect word to describe her.

*Called for McCarthy-like investigations into perceived anti-Americanism in members of Congress.
*Said the U.S. Census was too "intricate" and wouldn't complete it because the Constitution doesn't require that citizens do (when it does).
*Told supporters to be "armed and dangerous" to stop the cap and trade bill.
*Thinks global warming is a hoax.
*Thinks being gay is a sexual identity disorder and a sign of sexual dysfunction and that gay people are trying to recruit children to be gay.

I realize all these things are positives nowadays in the Republican/Tea Party, but I'm not sure how they'll pan out in a general election setting and how these comments will sift with independent and moderate voters.

Yes, I don't think this person should have access to the nuclear option.

I don't agree with her dwelling so much on homosexuality, but I do think there is an overly aggressive gay agenda in this country... and I'm a Democrat.
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« Reply #23 on: June 18, 2011, 01:56:24 pm »
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Very negative: the poor man's Sarah Palin.
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« Reply #24 on: June 18, 2011, 02:24:18 pm »
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she`s the stupid and conservative version of Sarah Palin!

she hates gays-I wish some of her 28 children would be so
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