Michele Bachmann makes bold play for black vote, claims she's better for blacks than Obama

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The title of Michele Bachmann's new autobiography took many observers by surprise.
This may be the craziest thing Michele Bachmann has said yet.

At the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans over the weekend, Bachmann tried to make in-roads into Barack Obama's most reliable voter base by claiming that the first black president has been a bad president for black Americans.

The Congresswoman from lily white Stillwater actually claims she'd be a better president for African Americans than an actual African American.

No, this isn't The Onion. It's real. And she's the No.2 most popular GOP candidate for President.

Here's the quote:

"The status quo certainly isn't working for the black community with 16% unemployment, or the hispanic community with nearly 12% unemployment. It's even worse for the youth ...

This president has failed the Hispanic community. He has failed the African-American community. He has failed us all when it comes to jobs.

As president of the United States my goal will be job creation in the Hispanic community, job creation in the African-American community, job creation for all Americans and turning this economy around, and we will!



Keep in mind, this is the woman who busted out Ebonics to greet Michael Steele with the unforgettable catch phrase: "You be da man!"

Michele Bachmann also said slavery was voluntary immigration by brave souls seeking a better life.

Tell that to Kunta Kinte.

More from the Crazy Mixed-Up Files of Michele Bachmann:


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Michele Bachmann makes a bid for street cred in her Randy Moss jersey (Hat-Tip: commenter Mark Gisleson.)



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Zoilandon
Zoilandon

Have you ever gotten a job from a poor person?But anyway, the Dems are the party of the rich nowadays. Soros, Gates, Jobs (RIP), Buffet, most of Wall Street and most bankers.

Zoilandon
Zoilandon

She must be crazy. Obama is creating so many jobs. That's why we have zero unemployment. Just ask anyone in the black community. They ALL have jobs, plenty to eat and roofs over their heads. I challenge anyone to prove me wrong on that!

Glenda
Glenda

Michele Bachmann is a moron...........enough said.

Deborah Seagraves
Deborah Seagraves

I don't know if I should laugh at this or not, ok I know this is not a laughing MATTER!!!

effgee
effgee

Actually, it was Truman who integrated the military....

Dla2s
Dla2s

So instead of loosing jobs he actually created jobs a bad thing in your sense of logic. Remember -750,000 jobs per month. That is without the help of Mrs. Bachman and Comp. Please let us know whats your logic to this. Just asking. Oh please stop pressing the like button on your own posts. Thats just weird.

Dla2s
Dla2s

MN show me one bill that she wrote that has resulted in jobs. give me one and i'll give you 10 that obama did and that Bachman and the GOP shot down. There is the lie. JOBS JOBS JOBS.  Wasn't that their Mantra before last election. Gangster Government my azz.

Shawn Thompson
Shawn Thompson

Michelle - go ahead and rally in Oakland, CA or Harlem, NY and tell them this mess.   If you're alive afterwards, we might take you seriously.

robcypher
robcypher

I thought Newt Gingrich said this, not Michele. Or are they using the same playbook? Tsk tsk...

Baileycapri
Baileycapri

And don't remember her to be know where near the sites where the tornado hit over north. Don't come now that all the dust is settled and try say YOU speak and are BETTER for the people. Is this woman sick or something...somebody please tell me cause I can't see it.

Mn Voter
Mn Voter

She has created actual, tax paying jobs at about 10,000 per job. Obama has created 2.4 stimulus jobs at 278,000 per job (most of which were part time and now over). The government doesn't create jobs, the government creates the atmosphere where entreprenuers may prosper thereby creating real jobs. The GOP just won  congress and OBAMA is playing 2012 politics by not working with them. The DEMs in the senate have not created a budget for over 800 days. Blame the GOP all you want but Obama is the president, unemployment is 9.1%, each job he takes credit for has cost us taxpayers $278,000, Obama is like an alcholic on a spending spree.

Mn Voter
Mn Voter

Shawn: I've spoken in Oakland and Harlem and heard articulate thoughtful arguments, even though I disagreed. Why do you continue a sterotype of the racists that whites will be killed by blacks because blacks are emotional? Do you really believe this? 

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