Michele Bachmann, who keeps reappearing like a cold sore, has returned to the scene again as her usual offensive self. This time, the departing-none-too-soon Representative is recycling the canard that all gays are pedophiles, with her standard off-the-wall twist, all in the service of defending traditional marriage.
Gays will “abolish age of consent laws, which means we will do away with statutory rape laws so that adults will be able to freely prey on little children sexually,” Bachmann fantasized during an appearance on the Faith & Liberty radio show. “That’s the deviance that we’re seeing embraced in our culture today.”
What set Bachmann off was the Supreme Court decision striking down DOMA a year ago. The loss still causes cartoon birds to flutter around her head when she speaks.
“This is a revolution that we are encountering now,” Bachmann complained. “For all of the thousands of years of recorded human history, about 5,000 years, there is no instance of any culture, nation or tribe ever having as the established standard for marriage anything other than between man and woman. It may have been multiple women and a man, it may have been something like that, but it was always between men and women.”
But Michele wants to you to know that she loves you all anyway. “Our message is to spread goodness and joy and wholeness and healing, and we do that through a loving God with a message that frees people, it doesn’t enslave people, we shouldn’t fear giving out this very good word,” Bachmann said. “It takes these concepts for the purpose of bringing liberty, joy, healing, wholeness and a fresh way of thinking for people’s lives.”
Yes, calling us pedophiles is certainly a message of goodness and joy. At least in Michele’s alternate universe.
As a reminder, Michele is leaving Congress because even her own constituents find her too loony for their taste. Unfortunately, she keeps giving us examples proving them right.