Bachmann’s Rock-N-Roll BFF Bradlee Dean Is Suing Rachel Maddow For $50 Million

Ever since exlcuding non-Christians from his prayer on the Minnesota House floor and equating Obama with Osama Bin Laden on his radio show, the leader of the rockin’ “You Can Run But You Cannot Hide International” ministries Bradlee Dean can’t even get a gig begging for pennies in a Wal-Mart parking lot. No wonder he’s decided to sue MSNBC and their lesbian political commentator Rachel Maddow for $50 million dollars. Because rock drummers have to eat too, y’know?

You see, Dean is mad that Rachel Maddow accurately recounted this comment that he once made on his Sons Of Liberty radio show:

On a May 15 radio show, the ministry’s front man, Bradlee Dean, applauded the call of some Muslims for violence against gay people. “Muslims are calling for the executions of homosexuals in America,” Dean said. “This just shows you … they seem to be more moral than even the American Christians… . They know homosexuality is an abomination.”

If you wanna hear him say it for yourself, just jump to 1:20 in the video below:

So now he’s suing Maddow and MSNBC for slander. From his official press release:

Despite the very clear disclaimer by Bradlee Dean on his ministries website [ED: posted June 3rd, more than 2 weeks after he said it) and elsewhere regarding the false accusation that he was calling for the execution of homosexuals, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and others seized on and accused Dean on her show of supporting the killing of homosexuals, as is the practice in some radical Islamic countries. This seriously has harmed Dean and the ministry, who pride themselves on respect and love for all people.

The release goes on to say that Maddow’s reporting was part of “The left wing media’s effort to defame Dean [in] an obvious way to try to harm Bachmann’s presidential prospects, who they fear and despise.” He then goes onto say that this lawsuit may be the first of many blah, blah, blah…

Keep in mind that Dean also said that “On average, [homosexuals] molest 117 people before they’re found out.” GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann helped fundraise for this guy. If anyone has helped harm her presidential chances, it’s Dean himself.

The end of the press release says, “Money is not the issue. ‘This case is filed as a matter of principle.’” That’s good seeing as they have absolutely no chance of winning.

God we hope people start asking Michele about this.

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  • ewe

    Dean most certainly did endorse it. That is how i interpret his words. Someone please tell that idiot that dressing up like he is in the 14th century is tired. The 70s are fucking over and Bradlee Dean is too young to have been there. Get a grip. Dean is an evil wench who must be silenced.

  • ewe

    I hope MSNBC drags him through the court system and then countersues that bigoted asshole.

  • christopher di spirito

    Let’s see how loyal and supportive Phil Griffin is toward Rachel.

  • R.A,

    This worthless scumbag’s “ministry” would’ve been worth fifty million?
    Religion is some racket.

  • MikeE

    Question: You know what they call a talentless, rhythmless, unmusical idiot who follows a rock band around on tour?

    Answer: the drummer.

  • Max

    “We’re being ruled by God, not policy.”

    Nothing more wrong has ever been said.

  • ChrisC

    HAHAHAHAHA! What a fucking tool! Does he think he actually has a shot at winning!? Dumbass.

  • tjr101

    I’m seeing a troubling trend here concerning MSNBC, Keith is gone, Cenk Unger and now possibly Rachel. The new owners Comcast is definitely making its moves shifting the network towards the other side of the ideological spectrum.

  • tjr101

    Bradllee Dean looks like a complete dumbass btw!

  • todd

    His looks aside, let’s focus on the point of the jab. Rachel has in the past on many occasions been able to provide proof when she has an opinion that her opinion is defendable. This is yet another case of that. Since she comments on Michele Bachman, can prove that some of her statements are not factual, or she is sometimes too deeply rooted in her religious conservatism to really be of service to all individuals in the US it makes perfect sense they would try to get Rachel removed. After all wasn’t it Michele who called Rachel a cross dressing liberal extermist? So if this is Bradlee’s way of attempting to silence Rachel, I feel they may alienate themselves even further from any MSNBC objectivity to herself or the TeaParty. Also notice I said removed, because only total removal could possibly stop a force like Rachel Maddow (and even then HBO would pick her up). This really is nothing more than political posturing…AGAIN!…from the hill.

  • Kev C

    “The notion, promoted by liberals, that preaching — freedom of speech — is a form of coercion, is madness” – BD

    The notion, promoted by Bradlee Dean, that Maddow’s editorializing — freedom of speech — is a form of coercion, is madness.

    I hope the judge fines him for frivolous lawsuits.

  • Oh Dear (John From England)

    Guys that picture of him is 20 years old.

  • Nice Sean (formerly Sean, and Sean from england.)

    “On average, [homosexuals] molest 117 people before they’re found out.” This is the thing that creeps me out. I don’t know any of my lesbian or gay friends that molest people. Is there one gay out there molesting so many people that it averages to 117 people, or is this number totally made up on the spot?

    Also, when did quoting people become illegal?

  • Shannon

    His comments about homosexuals being executed sounds very familiar…..Does anyone remember WWII and Hitler? The gas chambers where Jews, Homosexuals, and many many more were exterminated. This comment can not be ignored! He has to be held accountable for spreading such hate.

  • Hephaestion

    Listening to that radio clip was terrifying. How do those people get to be so stupid? It’s surreal!

  • Mike in Asheville

    And who said that boycotting Target was a waste?

    This creepy twerp was a regular feature of conservative Minnesota politics including backslapping camaraderie with the Bachmanns and their evil gov candidate Emmer. Creepy twerp and Target get found out. No one else wants to become the next exposed Target (pun intended) so creepy twerp can’t get new gigs. Sounds like a win to me.


    Oh, and if there is one industry in particular that employs only flesh eating attorneys, its the entertainment industry. Wonder if creepy twerp and his attorney understand that MSNBC = Microsoft + NBC. Lets see who runs out of money on this lawsuit first.

  • alan Balehead

    Jobriath’s song “Scumbag” comes to mind…

  • Jim Hlavac

    For his “gays molest 117 boys on average before being found out” comment, we could, and should, sue him, and anyone else making this charge, for slander and libel. Which is a civil matter, not criminal. Indeed, the entire anti-gay crowd says such lies and absurdities with malicious intent to defame and destroy gay Americans, that we could all sue them all constantly for slander and libel. And it’s perhaps time we did do this indeed — anyone, anywhere, who makes up such nonsense should be immediately hauled into court for the civil suit of slander and libel. And bankrupt these creeps.

  • Roman

    Bradlee Dean is a dangerous religious extremist who should be monitored by local and national anti-terrorist authorities.

  • Halls

    @Jim Hlavac:

    That reminds me of Scientologists. That’s how the Church of Scientology fight. They sue anybody who publicly denounces their religion.

    Apparently it’s pretty effective and profitable.

  • Mike

    I publicly denounce the Church of Scientology

  • hf2hvit

    He must be Marcus Bachmann’s secret boyfriend…but WHO IS THE TOP???

  • skzip888

    Is that his porn name?

  • paul f

    I said it before and I’ll say it again, those who screech the loudest against gays are covering for their repressed feelings. Give it time, lift my luggage will be replaced with “help me move my drum set”.

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