Republicans have done such an effective job of voting and legislating as a bloc that it’s unusual to see them carp at one another. But a presidential campaign will do that, despite Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment (“Never speak ill of another Republican.”)
Today, Michele Bachmann’s super-PAC rolled out this broadside against Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who’s stolen much of her thunder since jumping into the presidential race.
We’re not sure who the narrator is in the piece, but we’re pretty sure he’s faking the unrecognizable accent that’s a cross between Wilfred Brimley and Tom Bodett.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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