Barack Obama zings Michele Bachmann during White House correspondents' dinner [VIDEO]

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We'd imagine these two would have a hard time agreeing on books to burn. Maybe Fifty Shades of Grey?
Barack Obama got a laugh or two at Michele Bachmann's expense Saturday night during his White House correspondents' dinner speech.

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The president began by noting he's not "the strapping young Muslim socialist" he used to be. Later, he discussed his plans to forge closer relationships with Republicans by joining them for activities near and dear to their hearts.

Those include a drink with Mitch McConnell, a Texas barbecue with Ted Cruz, a Kentucky bluegrass concert with Rand Paul, and linking up with Bachmann for some good ol' fashioned book burning.

Here's the footage:



Over at the conservative Breitbart.com website, a butthurt William Bigelow characterizes Obama's zinger as "repellent" and adds, "He's essentially calling Bachmann a Nazi or some other kind of fanatic." Invoking National Socialism is a bit much, but if William has been paying attention, then he'd known it's pretty hard to argue with the notion that Michele is a fanatic.

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at arupar@citypages.com.


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