Archive for August 1st, 2011


A New ‘Stone-Age, Tea Party- Loving’ Star In U.S. Political Sky

 Human Wrongs Watch

By Nicole Colson*

How did this woman become a potential frontrunner in Republican presidential politics? No, not Sarah Palin, Michele Bachman–the other “folksy,” anti-gay, anti-choice, Tea Party-lovin’ Republican female politician currently in the national spotlight.

Photo: Gage Skidmore

At one time, the idea that Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann might be a credible candidate –let alone a frontrunner– for the Republican presidential nomination might have seemed ludicrous. But at least some recent polls have shown the congresswoman pulling ahead of more “moderate” Republican Mitt Romney in Iowa.

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