Legendary Las Vegas performer Wayne Newton appeared on Fox News last night and said he’s backing Bachmann’s campaign for president.
“I watched the entire debate and I can’t tell you how proud I am of this lady,” Newton said. “I will support this beautiful lady as long as she wants to go.”
The two appeared on Fox News with their arms around each other for the entire time they were on the air prompting host Greta Van Susteren to say “It looks like you’re on a date!”
Bachmann said she’ll take support anywhere she can get it.
“This is the picture of America right here,” Bachmann said as she pointed to Newton.
It’s difficult to know whether Newton’s endorsement will have any impact on Bachmann’s chances. But it could help her with fundraising. MPR’s Catharine Richert looked at Bachmann’s most recent fundraising report and found that more than a third of Bachmann’s cash came from senior citizens – a group that is more likely to have a particular fondness for Newton’s “You’re nobody until somebody loves you.”