Funny or Die spoofs Michele Bachmann's retirement announcement [VIDEO]

"Thank you everyone who supported me, except for those of you who voted for gay marriage -- you're the reason that I'm leaving!"
With original footage like this, some might argue there's no need for a spoof of Michele Bachmann's retirement announcement. Nonetheless, Funny or Die came out with one.

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The video, starring Erin Gibson as Michele and Bryan Safi as Marcus, takes the usual swipes at the couple -- Michele is crazy and never blinks, Marcus is deeper in the closet than a pair of bell bottoms, and so forth.

Despite the now-familiar material, Funny or Die's spoof rated as 75 percent funny as of this morning.

Without further ado, here's the footage:

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