Bachmann tells WaPo: Immigrants Given New Protections May Become ‘illiterate’ Democratic Voters

Twitter exploded today when, according to Robert Costa, Michele Bachmann told The Washington Post that immigrants given new protections by President Obama may become “illiterate” Democratic voters. Costa shared Bachmann’s comments tweeting:

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Costa sent out another tweet quoting Bachmann:

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When asked by The Post to explain her choice of the word “illiterate,” she said “I’m not using a pejorative term against people who are non-American citizens. I’m only repeating what I heard from Hispanic Americans.” Bachmann went on, [I] “spoke to American Hispanics on the border. That’s what they told me. Those are not Michele Bachmann’s words.”

Wow, it’s gonna be so sad to see her go this winter…