Appearing on ABC's "Top Line" Web cast, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) refused to distance herself from actor Jon Voight, who made this remark about President Obama at last month's Capitol Hill Tea Party: "His only success in his one-year term as president is taking America apart, piece by piece. Could it be he has had 20 years of subconscious programming by Rev. Wright to damn America?"
Jonathan Karl asked Bachmann whether she agreed with Voight, or if it was instead over the line. "I like Jon Voight I think he's a great American," said Bachmann, "and the 20,000-plus Americans who spontaneously gathered were there for one reason and one reason only and it was to say 'we want to make the decisions about our healthcare, we don't want government to take over.'
Check out the ABC news blog with the interview. No mention of crazy-eyes Bachmann endorsing crazy ass Jon Voight's statements about Obama. I guess it was too much trouble for ABC to let anyone know that just read their spot and didn't watch the video that they allowed someone who wants to keep hammering the Sarah Palin/Fox News mantra that the President hates America because of his association with Rev. Wright a format to be taken seriously. I thought Sean Hannity already ran that one into the ground over at Fox Noise in the lead up to the election, but apparently the likes of Voight haven't given up on it yet at these Tea Bagger rallies Bachmann is helping to organize.