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Jay Leno Grills Michele Bachmann

Jim Burroway

September 17th, 2011

I guess when GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann agreed to appear on Jey Leno’s program last night, she thought she was in for lighthearted chit-chat that is usually reserved for Hollywood starlets. But since she’s not a starlet but a serious candidate for President of the United States, Leno treated her like one. Bachmann didn’t fare too well under the “hard” questioning.

Richard Adams at The Guardian says the things didn’t look good for her from the start:

The omens weren’t good as Leno announced his line-up of guests, the audience giving big cheers for Jason Statham and Lady Antebellum – but not a single whoop could be heard for Bachmann when her name was mentioned.



September 17th, 2011 | LINK

How is that “hard” questioning? She appears to have won that. She deflected until Leno gave up. At the very least I wanted him to ask, “if marriage is so fundamental, why are you trying to deny it to so many people?”

September 17th, 2011 | LINK

I wouldn’t call that “grilling” at all. Leno should have asked how gay couples marrying detracts from “traditional” marriage.

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