01/09/2009 01:05 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Unprecedented "Get Out the Nuts" Vote Leads to Bachmann Win

2008-11-07-Bachman.jpg (SYOP 11/7/08) After suggesting that Barack Obama had anti-American views in an exchange three weeks ago with MSNBC host Chris Matthews, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) told the American Psychiatric Journal Thursday that she was "extremely grateful that we have enough crazy people" in Minnesota who "sent a signal that nitwits have just as much belief in the American dream as people who have finished the fifth grade."

2008-11-07-BarryF(Proud Bachman voter pictured left)

In a bogus phone interview, Bachman said she was gratified that voters in her district didn't let the media intervene in the race, "by believing my actual hate-laden words."

"If the liberal-elite-media would spend less time on gotcha facts and focus READ THE STARTLING BACHMAN CAMPAIGN STRATEGY HERE.

Award-winning TV writer, Steve Young, is author of "Great Failures of the Extremely Successful" ( and blogs at the appropriately named