Michelle Bachmann and the Left

“….When Bachmann stepped off that train in Winona thirty-six years ago, disillusioned with Jimmy Carter, she began an ambitious course of reading.  She wanted to educate herself about the convictions of the heretics whose side she’d just joined.  So, Bachmann said, she delved into Locke, Montesquieu, and Burke.  On the current situation, the writer she found most helpful was Thomas Sowell.  Above all, she was captivated by Ludwig von Mises.  She read Socialism, Bureaucracy, and then Human Action…”

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