In March 2010, shortly after Mike Parry won the Minnesota District 26 Senate seat, we ran a story questioning whether he would be the state's next Michele Bachmann.
Allen Quist also has a slight financial lead on GOP rival Mike Parry.
The thesis of City Pages writer Matt Snyders was that, like Bachmann, Parry seemed to revel in creating controversy by way of word vomit (or Twitter vomit). Bachmann even endorsed Parry for the legislative spot, calling him "a steadfast champion of conservative values who will stand up to the big-spending, big-taxing liberals in the Legislature."
But it seems that Parry failed to win Bachmann over in the two years since. This week, Bachmann sent a letter to supporters endorsing Allen Quist, Parry's GOP competition in the 1st District Congressional race.More »