Jon Stewart fact checks Michele Bachmann

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... And Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and Fox News in general, bullshitters all. The gleeful evisceration of Bachmann and Palin comes five minutes into the video clip below, as they invoke the name of Ronald Reagan during their Minneapolis love-fest to smear Obama for being a pie-in-the-sky hippie wanting to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

Choice quotes:

Obama last year in Berlin: "The United States will take concrete steps to a world without nuclear weapons."

Bachmann on Wednesday: "He's dreaming of a world he's wishes would exist."

Palin on Wednesday: "We miss Ronald Reagan."

Ronald Reagan in 1984: "We must never stop at all until we see the day when nuclear arms have been banished from the face of this earth."

Meanwhile, the treaty seeks to reduce nuclear weaponry by a one-third -- still leaving plenty of warheads for Bachmann to aim at computer hackers, with some left over to total global annihilation.

Here's the clip:

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