Bachmann admits "misspeaking" about John Wayne

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John Wayne and John Wayne Gacy. It's easy to mix them up.
Michele Bachmann put her foot back in a familiar place on Monday -- her mouth -- and is now admitting that she misspoke in Iowa when she confused Hollywood icon John Wayne with mass murderer John Wayne Gacy.

"John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa. That's the kind of spirit that I have, too," she told her admirers as she announced her presidential campaign.

No, he wasn't. Wayne was from Winterset, more than three hours away.

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Bachmann puts her foot in her mouth again.
Twisted clown Gacy murdered 33 boys and young men in and around Waterloo, and was executed in 1994.

But Bachmann was merely "misspeaking," she tells CNN, while insisting yet again that despite her proclivity for spouting fact-free history, "she's a substantive, serious person."

Also, she's "not perfect."

And not careful enough to nail down simple facts for what was surely the most historic moment of her political career, broadcast all over America and around the world.

No wonder Chris Wallace asked her if she was a flake.

Think about it. "President Michele Bachmann." What could go wrong?

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dorkfist
dorkfist

Gacy lived in Waterloo for only 2-3 years before being arrested for sodomy and sentenced to ten years in prison.  He was born and raised in Chicago and moved back there after getting parole.  All his murders took place in Chicago.  Can't expect City Pages to read Wikipedia I guess.

john
john

Michele Bachmann is the typical mealy-mouthed, so-called 'Christian' who only has her own self-interests at heart.  She would happily pull the plug of a poor person's mother because SHE has the resources  to take care of HER own elderly relatives. Why should Michele Bachmann care if the rest of us do not?  She is a wolf in Christian clothing --she may DRESS as a Christian, but the similarity ENDS THERE.  Do NOT be fooled by this sanctimonious ya-hoo who does not even have the brains to fact-check the fact that slavery was NOT opposed by America's Founding Fathers. Do you really want a President who can't even use Google?  Or someone who does not even have the the half-wit sense to hire an aid who IS computer-literate?  THAT's who you want to rule your country.?  Really?  And what, exactly, are you going to prove if this IDIOT is elected?

Sparky
Sparky

.....not half as serious as the debtor-in-Chief getting publicly confused as to which of his soldiers are alive or dead including two he personally awarded the Medal of Honor to.......

Greg
Greg

This C--- is just what we need in charge,,Right.  By the way Kirk,,water seeks it's own level,,you and Ms B prove that.

Kirk the Conservative Jerk
Kirk the Conservative Jerk

Oops!Get this woman an Obama-prompter.

The great thing about all this is, she will raise millions in the wake of this.Liberals are kicking their own ass.  Damn comical to watch.Didn't your daddy every teach you not to pee into the wind?  Any publicity, is good publicity.  Name recognition is half the battle.

Me
Me

Lots of free time there Kirk. Are you the typical right-winger, gun-toting conservative who rages against the government while collecting disability insurance, public healthcare and the like? Yeah. I bet you are.

Zorromcgee
Zorromcgee

once again a translation from the jerkese into something you can understand-first he makes a poor pun about the presidents use of a teleprompter(an idiotic joke since everyone from bush to sir paul mcCartney uses them). Then he goes to make lame predictions based on the ignorance of bachmann followers,he then repeats old platitutdes and sayings that he thinks are apropos. for those of you unfamiliar with the jerk this post is representitive of his usual post , most of which fall into 3 catagories;moot-null-void

Wendy P.
Wendy P.

That's funny!   "Obama prompter"  That is how they keep him in check.

Kirk the Conservative Jerk
Kirk the Conservative Jerk

Ha Ha, look me handle you!Damn Zero, I've got you jumping through hoops like a champ, trying to save face!  Are you show worthy?I give you a whistle next time the Westminster Kennel Club is in town. Work on that mange your sporting, and we'll be in the running as a ribbon contender.By the way Zero, did you see how Michele's poll numbers jumped again, after the gaffe?

What was it I said before?Oh ya: "Any publicity, is good publicity.  Name recognition is half the battle."

Zorromcgee
Zorromcgee

once again the translation from jerkese gibberish to english-The jerk starts with a line written by a 3 year old, he then follows with some lame comparison or scenario where he portrays himself in a Charlie Sheen kind of winning. He then offered his opinion that to him the dumber MB shows herself to be the more he and his ilk like her. He then repeats his mantra "Any publicity, is good publicity.  Name recognition is half the battle.", which if it was true Weiner would be our next president.

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