Bachmann Campaign Denies Making Mistake About U.S. Embassy In Iran

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    Michele Bachmann Campaign Denies Making Mistake About U.S. Embassy In Iran

    Michele Bachmann's camp is claiming that she was "fully aware" of the fact that the U.S. hasn't had a functional embassy in Iran since 1980, despite earlier comments that appeared to suggest otherwise.

    Speaking to supporters in Iowa Wednesday, Bachmann talked about the recent conflict in the Iranian capital of Tehran between protesters and the British embassy, which has led to the closure of the facility and the evacuation of diplomats.

    "That's exactly what I would do [if I were president]," Bachmann said. "We wouldn't have an embassy in Iran. I wouldn't allow that to be there."

    But the U.S. severed diplomatic ties with Iran in 1980, following the Iran Hostage Crisis. It vacated the embassy, recalled personnel and hasn't redeployed them since.
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    Aw isn't she cute? She has nice hair too, just like Romney and Perry!
     
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    Wow. That woman is an idiot.
     
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    She should have said if I were PRIME MINISTER everyone with an iota of intelligence knows she was speaking of the British Embassy.
     
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    Because she didn't make a mistake. Or are you honestly claiming she didn't remember the interview the day before when she asked why the UK still had an embassy in Iran since we didn't.

    But rather than give her the benefit of the doubt, you guys would prefer ripping a statement out of context and laughing. and you guys would be the first ones screaming if someone did the same to Obama or Biden.
     
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    She is merely immmersed in lies.

    she doesnt spend much time with real facts.
     
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    Granny says Obama needs to smack Ammerjabberjob upside the back o' the head an' tell him to straighten up an' fly right...
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    The Iran threat
    December 1, 2011 - Tehran is not worried about international repercussions, and why should it be? The West has hesitated to take the steps that could cripple the regime's economic base and stymie its nuclear ambitions.
     
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    Is Obama tryin' to muscle in on Iran?...
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    US at risk of sliding into war with Iran: Zbignew Brzezinski
    Thu, Dec 15, 2011 - The US appears headed on a collision course with Iran that could lead to a war with “disastrous” consequences, an ex-advisor to former US president Jimmy Carter has said.
     

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