By most measurements, Barack Obama has been a reasonable president – economic indicators have improved, and he has kept the country out of any big new wars. He is also working on a deal with Iran to keep nuclear weapons out of their hands, but some people believe the agreement between six countries and Iran actually GIVES Iran a nuclear weapon.
Former right-wing U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann went on an interview with Understanding The Times broadcaster Jan Markell this weekend, and said that people should “not despair but rejoice” that the world has reached the “midnight hour” and that “we in our lifetimes potentially could see Jesus Christ returning to earth and the Rapture of the church.”
Former Republican Representative of Minnesota Michele Bachmann took to social media and her Facebook wall to compare Barack Obama to Andreas Lubitz, the suicidal co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings flight 9525 that resulted in the needless deaths of 150 people.
Bachmann actually made a run for president in 2012.
Does the GOP tolerate this kind of speech from its members? Is Bachmann good for the GOP? Does this kind of speech make the GOP look dumb?
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is under criminal investigation and has been corrupt for a long time. Who is the woman involved in all of Christie’s shady dealings? Cliff Schecter joins Sam Seder to discuss it.
More on Governor Christie’s loan here.
Michele Bachmann asked president Obama to bomb Iran at Christmas party.
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