Michele Bachmann hopes for unemployment [VIDEO]
|Michele wants a new job, and doesn't care if you lose yours.|
In an interview with CNBC this morning, Bachmann was asked if her poll numbers might improve as the unemployment rate went up.
"Well, that could be. Again, I hope so."
It'll be hard to narrow down which Bachmann gaffe will haunt her most as she tries to run for president. But rooting for American unemployment so that she can get elected has to be one of the dumbest things she's said yet.
The question came on the heels of this morning's report that unemployment had hit 9.2 percent. But that's not high enough for Michele. Bring on 20 percent, 30 percent -- it's all good news for her!
Bachmann eventually goes into explaining how her "candidacy is one that I am presenting to be a job creator." To be fair, she's technically right.
Bachmann's candidacy is creating jobs -- in the writing rooms of the Daily Show, and the Colbert Report, and the Late Show with David Letterman.
Actually, if she keeps up like this, those guys can just fire their writers. Sometimes Bachmann jokes write themselves.