“Interesting” swine flu coincidence!

Michele Bachmann isn’t saying that Democratic presidencies cause swine flu. Oh no! She’s just heavily implying it when she says she thinks it’s “interesting” that the last outbreak was in the 1970s under Jimmy Carter. Or anyway, that’s what she says:

However, as historians and journalists note, the 1970s swine flu outbreak was actually during the presidency of Republican Gerald Ford. This is the second instance we’ve found of Bachmann blaming something she doesn’t like on a Democratic president who actually had nothing to do with it.


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