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MSNBC host Chris Hayes defends Michele Bachmann
“People call Michele Bachmann crazy a lot, people on our side, broadly, and it always drives me crazy a little bit because I just feel like that word has this kind of dismissive venom to it that doesn’t grapple seriously with someone who just has a set of beliefs,” he said on “All In,” while showing numerous headlines calling the Minnesota Republican crazy.
“Well when someone who goes on TV and says that the HPV virus causes mental retardation … the woman has said a lot of blatantly crazy [things],” Hayes said. “Occasionally you have to call a nut a nut … she’s not a bit of a nut, she’s a lot of a nut.”
Ms. Walsh interjected, saying “Obamacare will literally kill women and children,” apparently quoting the congresswoman.
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