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Michele Bachmann and Soledad O’Brien Tussle Over What A ‘Gotcha Question’ Is

Source: Mediaite

On CNN’s Starting Point Tuesday morning, Soledad O’Brien and Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann got into a tussle over “gotcha questions” ahead of today’s caucuses. “You have taken a lot of flak for some of your very strong social issues, where you stand on them, and I want to talk about some of them,” O’Brien pressed. “Your stance on homosexuality — and want to read a little bit of what you said — You said, at the Educators Conference in 2004, ‘Gays live a very sad life,’ and that ‘it’s part of Satan’ And that’s quote. You’ve taken a lot of flak for that. Do you pull back on any of that?”

“It’s a bizarre thing to bring up.” Bachmann countered. “Today is the election, what people recognize is that the most important issue that people will be looking at is, ‘Who is the best person to deal with the economy?’ Probably someone who’s created the a business from scratch. I came from a family where I was below poverty. I had to earn my way up out of poverty.”

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