Bachmann actually raised money off of Mr. Hoffa’s remarks!
“We’re on to this gangster government,” she declared…
She appealed directly for tea partiers to swing behind “constitutional conservatives” in congressional campaigns, just as they contributed to Scott Brown’s upset in the Massachusetts Senate race in an early test of their potency.
“I am the No. 1 target for one more extremist group to defeat this November,” she said. “We need to have your help for candidates like me. We need you to take out some of these bad guys.”
- Guess Who Called Opponents ‘Extremist Group,’ Urged Supporters To ‘Take Them Out’: Michele Bachmann (mediaite.com)
- Media continues to edit and misrepresent Hoffa remarks (dailykos.com)
- Bachmann tries to fundraise off Teamster President Hoffa’s Labor Day remarks (dailykos.com)
- Hoffa: ‘They Declared War on Us’ (abcnews.go.com)