No one is buying Michele Bachmann's book

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Bore of pure fiction.
Michele Bachmann's new book has been on shelves for two weeks now, and that's apparently where it's staying.

"Core of Conviction" is a 224-page memoir and political manifesto, filled with half-truths and 109 exclamation points. Bachmann's been on a book tour since its release before Black Friday.

But the chance to meet Bachmann and gaze back into those crazy eyes hasn't been enough to inspire sales.

According to figures from Nielsen BookScan, which gets its numbers from major book retailers like Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble, Bachmann's life story has only sold 3,000 copies in two weeks. Nielsen says its numbers cover about 75 percent of the retail market for books, though it does not currently get figures from Walmart or Sam's Club.

On Amazon.com's "Best Sellers in Politics" list, "Core of Conviction" ranked 96th. Incidentally, the book was outpaced by Jesse Ventura's latest, which came in at 91st.

Not a total shock. Even when she was signing copies at the Mall of America in her home state, only 50 people turned up.

For our further amusement, we can only hope and pray that sales of "The Madness of Michele Bachmann" will blow "Core of Conviction" out of the water.

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Montemalone
Montemalone

3000 people actually paid money for that?

Xela15
Xela15

It is clear now why big book retailers are in bankruptcy or near it. Because people who has not never had to write (or use a ghost writer) a book insisting that there are important enough to do so.

Donna
Donna

I want to read it just for the humor factor, but I won't buy it!

Reviews Expert
Reviews Expert

This very nice article. Thanks for giving these information.Good luck.

ackar green
ackar green

Please don't go !

We love anagrams and, Michelle, you are a powderkeg of laughter.

Mightier than explosive diaherriaFaster than a speeding bulletAble to leap fence posts without blinking

No one can out leech the Leeches Of Washingtonbetter than Michelein fact...she was born for the job (ok, married into the name)

Her name Michelle Bachmann anagrams to:

"Hmm! Leech Cannibal"

So watch out WashingtonMichelle won't stop till she sucks you dry!

Even when she is political roadkillthere are still book tours and stupid quotes to chatter about.

Oh, and her latest book anagrams just fine.she provides a message to other has-beenpolitical leeches that now suck at sucking:

"Core of Conviction"anagrams to"If over: ConCoction"

Tim
Tim

Let's face it, Michele Bachmann's  supporters aren't exactly "readers."

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

Personally I loved my book.  I had so much fun coloring in all the pages while learning about how medicine causes mental retardation in children.

Gashouse Radio
Gashouse Radio

Slack jawed bible-belt racists can't read. Maybe she'll have better luck with an audio book version.

ZingMoo
ZingMoo

Sounds like a pretty rock solid plan to me dude.www.Ultimate-Privacy[dot]Net

Paudeen
Paudeen

They should not only NOT buy her book, she should have a long over due, physcolgical examination.

Anon
Anon

Why does she look like a constipated zombie?

Christopher Alfred
Christopher Alfred

She can always donate it to charity, and people can use it to heat their homes.

LeRoyBates
LeRoyBates

I don't know what surprises me more... the fact there were that many idiots that would buy her book, or that there aren't more idiots buying her book... (O_o)? ...

NoFace
NoFace

The coal for one's stocking?

Fyrehed
Fyrehed

109 exclamation points?!?!! Sounds exciting!!!

Gil
Gil

Right on - at our local book store, in her precious 6th district, where I happen to be empolyed, we have sold 11 copies.

Greg
Greg

If the paper isn't too rough,, we COULD tack it up in the ol' shit house,,

vitajex
vitajex

Considering Ms. Bachmann's support base, we can't be surprised.

It's like trying to sell kitchen appliances to anorexics.

novenator
novenator

She can write?  I *know* she can't read!

Kirk the Conservative Jerk
Kirk the Conservative Jerk

Yeah I'm done with her too, actually. Kinda seeing the error of my ways. And Cain, ugh. Still have faith in Gingrich though - he's THE MAN!!!

ludwigtr
ludwigtr

they spelled Bigotry wrong in the title...I've never seen it spelled with a "C" that way before...

Slator
Slator

Barnes and NOBLE.

green23
green23

I think they just air-brushed in the constipation. The zombie part is to show how much she admires brains.

Kirk the Conservative Jerk
Kirk the Conservative Jerk

Yeah, I bet you liberals DO like Gingrich.  Personally, I despise Republicans like Newt and Mitt.  Liberals crack me up, especially them types that portray someone else, (PMB) because they're so ashamed with OWN identity.   Yes, them liberals that have been nothing but a looser all their lives, and continue to display this with a crude portrayal of someone better than themselves.

Furthermore people, if you DON'T see Stuie, it ain't me.Morons....

Michelle Bachmann
Michelle Bachmann

Leave it to an idiot Republican to think a man that divorced his wife while she had cancer is the "man".    What exactly makes Newt the man?   All the wives he cheated on or the ethics scandal that forced him from office?     I hope he is the nominee so we can have 4 more years of the best President since JFK. 

Zactu
Zactu

You shouldn't joke like that.

green23
green23

It's nice that you use a copyrighted image in your idiotic comments. I assume that you have permission to do that.

Do you see the irony in an elderly black evangelical using a fictional white infant as an avatar, while putting down "liberals" for being "ashamed of their own identity"?

I'm betting the answer is "no". Much like the irony of calling people "morons" while mis-spelling "loser" and saying "them types". Oh, and mis-spelling "Stewie" as well.

Or perhaps you get the irony of calling Gingrich "THE MAN", and then saying that you despise him. No, that last one is just pathetic, not ironic.

If the MNGOP had two nickels to rub together, they should pay you NOT to comment. You're just making them look bad.

Mikey Andersonsmithjones
Mikey Andersonsmithjones

Seth MacFarlane is a ridiculously huge liberal. Why do you validate him and his belief system? 

Also, Family Guy plain sucks, and is for simpletons with no attention span or originality. At least your fandom makes partial sense. Moron...

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