Here’s today’s flub.
Earlier today in South Carolina Bachmann took the stage and encouraged the crowd to say happy birthday to Elvis Presley. Happy Birthday!
Of course today is actually the 34th anniversary of Elvis’s death.
Source: Business Insider
“The big thing we are working on now is the global warming hoax. It’s all voodoo, nonsense, hokum, a hoax.”
~ March 15, 2008 speech at the Sherburne County Republican Nominating Convention.
“There isn’t one such study because carbon dioxide is not a harmful gas, it is a harmless gas. Carbon dioxide is natural. It is not harmful. It is part of Earth’s life cycle…And yet we’re being told that we have to reduce this natural substance and reduce the American standard of living to create an arbitrary reduction in something that is naturally occurring in the earth.”
- 2009 Earth Day speech on the House floor. .
“I find it interesting that it was back in the 1970s that the swine flu broke out then under another Democrat president, Jimmy Carter. I’m not blaming this on President Obama, I just think it’s an interesting coincidence.”
~ Interview with Pajamas Media, April 27, 2009.
Note: The 1976 swine flu outbreak occured during Gerald Ford’s presidency. Ronald Reagan was president during another, smaller, outbreak in 1988.
“Take this into consideration. If we look at American history, between 1942 and 1947, the data that was collected by the Census Bureau was handed over to the FBI and other organizations at the request of President Roosevelt, and that’s how the Japanese were rounded up and put into the internment camps. I’m not saying that that’s what the Administration is planning to do…”
~ Interview with Fox News, June 25, 2009
“I know for my family, the only question that we will be answering is how many people are in our home. We won’t be answering any information beyond that, because the Constitution doesn’t require any information beyond that.”
- Interview with the Washington Times, June 17, 2009.
Note: The Constitution doesn’t say that. It’s illegal to not fill out the entire Census.
~ March 12, 2011 speech to the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire.
Note: The 1776 Battles of Lexington and Concord took place in Massachusetts.