Michele Bachmann's 10 biggest "Oh no she didn't" moments
10. It Begins...
Before Michele Bachmann secured her place in the pantheon of wingnuttery, she was a virtual unknown waging a state-level crusade against same sex marriage. What separated her from other like-minded social conservatives were the theatrics she employed to draw attention to
9. That one time she wouldn't stop touching the president
It's understandable that one could be overwhelmed when meeting someone as awesome as George W. Bush. That's the only excuse we can come up with as to why Michele Bachmann couldn't take her hands off him for a good 30 seconds after his 2007 State of the Union Address. It was a bizarre mix of fangirl and politics, which should never mix.
April 8, 2005: When Bachmann tried to force a floor vote to create a state constitutional amendment to ban civil unions for gay couples, the Senate told her to take a hike. So she did -- outside to the Capitol grounds, where she spent an unknown amount of time lurking behind the shrubbery, spying on the rally OutFront Minnesota organized to protest her homophobic legislative tendencies. Her excuse: she was just sitting to rest because her heels were killing her. Right.