“Michele Bachmann Blames Obama for Credit Rating Drop, After She Votes Against Raising Debt Ceiling.”

Via elephant journal
on Aug 6, 2011
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The Gall: After the Party of “No” raises the Debt Ceiling issue (after Reagan, Bush, all other Presidents had raised it without protest)…GOP Candidates blame President Obama for the self-created economic disaster.

Cognitive Dissonance, anyone?

With thanks for the tip to Reddit. Via NY Times:

“It happened on your watch, Mr. President,” Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota representative and Tea Party caucus leader, said, drawing applause at an afternoon rally here. “You were AWOL. You were missing in action.”

The political recriminations were swift over the decision by S.& P., one of the major credit rating agencies, to take the unprecedented step of downgrading the credit of the United States government…

Former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts, who arrives in Iowa next week for a Republican presidential debate, said in a written statement that the credit rating decision “is a deeply troubling indicator of our country’s decline under President Obama.”

…She warned voters that the credit downgrade “means higher interest rates for everyone.”

“Last night, we had our day of reckoning,” Mrs. Bachmann said. “Eventually it hits the fan.”

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3 Responses to ““Michele Bachmann Blames Obama for Credit Rating Drop, After She Votes Against Raising Debt Ceiling.””

  1. elephantjournal says:

    Boehner joins in the fun: http://www.redesign.rumormiller.com/story.php?tit

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