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Bachmann’s ‘nation of slaves’ comment draws plenty of notice (Leads Clark by 9 Pts)

Bachmann’s ‘nation of slaves’ comment draws plenty of notice (Leads Clark by 9 Pts)
Minn Star Tribune ^ | 7/12/10 | Eric Roper

Posted on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 12:44:12 AM by pissant

The latest in a long series of provocative utterances that regularly net U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann worldwide Internet buzz came in a speech Friday night at the Western Conservative Summit.

The Stillwater Republican spoke to several hundred conservative voters gathered in Denver about the need to combat Washington’s liberal agenda, which she said is making America into “a nation of slaves,” according to the left-leaning Colorado Independent website.


She made the comment in relation to a quote from Founding Father John Jay. “‘We are determined to live free or not at all. And we are resolved that posterity shall never reproach us with having brought slaves into the world,'” Bachmann read to the crowd.

(Excerpt) Read more at startribune.com

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