Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Michele Bachmann's Iowa campaign Co-Chair, Tamara Scott: Idiot of the Day

I know I know, this comes from the Bachmann camp, where looney tunes is par for the course, but:

One of the oldest tricks in the book when it comes to scaring people into not supporting gay marriage is using the "slippery slope" method.

You tell people that if gay marriage is made legal, it's only a matter of time before the state or country will be full of polygamists or men marrying turtles, as Bill O'Reilly has suggested, or, as Michele Bachmann's new Iowa campaign Co-Chair, Tamara Scott, is warning, women marrying the Eiffel Tower.

Scare tactics are one thing, but out and out over the top comedy? How's that working out for you?

Given your target audience, probably depressingly well.

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