With the announcement that Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) will not seek re-election next year, the liberal media are out in force trashing this woman Wednesday.
New York magazine's Jonathan Chait quickly did his part with a piece intelligently titled "Michele Bachmann Retires As President of Crazyland":
Bachmann faced a dire threat of losing reelection. But to think she was chased out of her job is an error born from thinking of Bachmann as merely another member of Congress. Bachmann is more than that: She is President of Crazyland, a title she has jostled for and maintained, in the face of unrelenting intraparty competition, since 2009. In that sense, Bachmann is walking away at the top of her game.
Bachmann’s contributions as president were manifold. During her tenure, she alerted the residents of Crazyland to many threats, and thus, presumably prevented them from occurring.
Chait then listed Bachmann's "ten greatest insights as President of Crazyland."
Bachmann's critics say she is making things up. But the truth perhaps is that she is identifying sinister threats to the United States and, as President of Crazyland, thwarting them. The nonexistence of these threats is not proof of Bachmann's insanity. It is proof of her success. Who will protect us now from Census workers using Sharia law to kill us with homosexual Obamacare?
The announcement was made only a few hours ago.
Imagine what other hateful invective is going to spew from Chait's colleagues in the next 24 hours.
Can you think of a Democratic official that was ever so eviscerated by the press when making such an announcement?
Yes, that's a rhetorical question.