Meghan McCain: Michele Bachmann 'A Poor Man's Sarah Palin' (VIDEO)

01/27/2011 09:00 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), had some choice words Wednesday for Minnesota GOP Rep. Michelle Bachmann's secondary, Tea Party-sponsored State of the Union rebuttal, calling it the action of a "rogue," "poor man's Sarah Palin."

"I think it's important to note that Michele Bachmann is not a leader, and she's not the leader of the Repbulican Party," McCain noted, walking a similar line to that given by GOP leadership before Bachmann's address.

"Michele Bachmann is no better than a poor man's Sarah Palin," she added.

McCain then turned on her internal media critic.

"I think CNN should be ashamed of themselves for airing this," McCain said, after commending MSNBC and Fox News for choosing not to run the Bachmann's response. "It is one rogue woman who couldn't even look into the camera directly."

Even Senior White House Advisor David Axelrod took a dig at Bachmann for the same detail following the speech on Tuesday night.


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