Representative Michele Bachmann stood outside the state capitol and railed against the judges she called “black-robed masters’’ who allowed gay marriage in states like Iowa and Massachusetts. To shouts of “Praise the Lord’’ and “Yes! Yes!’’ she talked about her marriage of 33 years, the 28 children she has helped raise, and her stance as a antiabortion Republican.
“I am so tired of the establishment telling us that they know best,’’ the Minnesota Republican yelled to the receptive crowd. “We know best.’’
Telling in her 12-minute speech was what she left out: Not once did she address the economy. She warned of “hedonism’’ but not unemployment, and did not mention the word “jobs’’ at all.
The 2012 election is supposed to be a referendum on President Obama’s efforts to fix the US economy and control the deficit, but Christian conservatives are dominating the early agenda for potential Republican presidential candidates visiting Iowa, a crucial state whose caucus voters will begin the GOP nominating contest next year.
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