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Catch of the Day: Michele Bachmann Jokes About Hurricane Irene

September 1, 2011

Here’s a fun piece of rhetoric for your afternoon lull. Check out Michele Bachmann suggesting that Hurricane Irene and the 2011 Virginia earthquake might have been God’s way of telling our politicians to listen up and getting a pretty good laugh from the audience:

She later reminded everyone it was a joke and that we shouldn’t take everything people say in a “straightforward” manner and thereby “misunderstand intent.” How ’bout that? A lesson in language, meaning and the value of humor in political discourse from Michele Bachmann.

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