Lest you worry sexist language on the campaign trail was a thing of the past.
On yesterday’s Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace asked guest Michele Bachmann whether “she was a flake.”
“The rap on you in Washington is that you have a history of questionable statements, some would say gaffes,…are you a flake?”
Responded a calm but frustrated-looking Bachmann: “Well I think that would be insulting to say something like that, because I’m a serious person.”
She went on to list her many accomplishments including her post-doctorate degree in federal tax law and her 23 foster children.
The interview was taped and later in the day, responding to criticism over his use of words, Wallace apologized: “I messed up, I’m sorry. I didn’t mean any disrespect.”
It’s a shame that this is the takeaway from the interview — the exchange comes at the 14 minute mark — the which was tough and informative. Video below.
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