"The Red Army" -- Republican Party

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Oct 23 16:20:11 UTC 2008

At 10/22/2008 11:24 PM, Dan Goodman wrote:
> From Daily Kos:
>"CO-04: And the hits just keep coming...this one happens to be
>especially sweet.
>"The Red Army is pulling out of Colorado's Fourth District,
>too...essentially leaving for dead one of their own, and a longtime
>Democratic target (and netroots target), the one and only Rep. Marilyn

It also seems to have pulled out of Minnesota's Sixth District,
abandoning Michele Bachmann.  And she has become the eponym for a new
aerobatic (or perhaps gymnastic?) maneuver, according to the Star
Tribute:  "An Immelmann is a precise aerobatic maneuver in which an
airplane performs a half-roll to reverse its direction. A Bachmann is
sloppier but more spectacular: To perform a Bachmann, a candidate for
Congress puts her foot in her mouth, talks stupidly for seven minutes
and watches her reelection campaign burst into
flames."  http://tinyurl.com/5c9937  (Their article also notes
"Michele Bachmann, Minnesota's Sixth District member of Congress and
former bush-hiding peeker on gay rights rallies, ...")

And "Immelman" was not hard to come upon:  "She put herself in the
sights of an Immelman again.  Aubrey Immelman, 52, is a psychology
professor at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., who ran
against Bachmann in the Republican primary. He finished second, with
just 14 percent of the vote, but he got his campaign off the ground
again Saturday by announcing he will run as a write-in candidate on
Nov. 4 in the hope of knocking Bachmann out."

Perhaps the Red Army is pulling out of contested areas after its
countrywide victory of introducing Socialism into the United States,
via the nationalization of banks.


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