4.29.2009

GOPer Bachmann blames FDR for “Hoot-Smalley” tariffs?!

From TPM by way of DailyKosTV:

Michelle Bachmann has said some dumb things, but this is truly impressive. As Eric Kleefeld points out:

1. There is no Hoot-Smalley. It’s Smoot-Hawley.
2. Smoot and Hawley were Republicans, not Democrats.
3. Herbert Hoover signed the legislation, not FDR.
4. Unemployment was already at 25% when FDR took office.



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Don't forget to check out the DCCC's new Bachmann site: "Bachmann Watch" You can also digg up that post announcing it too

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