Arianna Huffington: Michele Bachmann a 'Colorful Distraction'

Huffington assesses Bachmann's tenure in Congress
1:06 | 06/02/13

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Transcript for Arianna Huffington: Michele Bachmann a 'Colorful Distraction'
I guess I'm Michelle Bachmann never lived up -- the potential winning that Iowa straw poll. It's appreciating of this last election cycle and by the time she got out and we kind of called a surprise but it wasn't really. What -- -- does that surprise was there isn't she game. That the constitution limits -- resident. To -- -- to just -- -- -- -- file shares on Saturday BS decision consider has taken away their shadow of their previous yeah. And so now she's living and the hour stop on -- becoming numb my irrelevant and that's. But what is interesting is that basically -- at Fayette and -- Schambach -- was a sort of colorful distraction. She had not -- center -- card. As she didn't really do anything in the house that you cannot do outside the house and -- of her -- was based on grandstanding. To -- and continued doing that. This is sending Karl Rove about the strength of the Tea Party -- where the Tea Party -- from. Actually it will be an opening from the Tea Party Michelle Bachman was the chairman of the congressional Tea Party caucus and in that position did nothing now the position was opened someone will someone in the next year will. Except the chairmanship of -- and they may do something more than.

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