April 19, 2010 2:10 PM

Commentary: When Tea Party rhetoric goes too far

Nothing seems to come close to her, but then again, when it comes to inflammatory, ridiculous exaggeration, few can top Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann. Speaking to a Washington tea party rally, Bachmann said the Obama administration was "the gangster government." Former President Bill Clinton calmly responded when he heard of those comments. "They are not gangsters," he said. "They were elected. They are not doing anything they were not elected to do."

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