Michele Bachmann Lauds Michele Bachmann’s Sense of Humor

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And what's the deal with tornadoes? Don't they get dizzy? Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Michele Bachmann reiterated last night that her remarks about God communicating through Hurricane Irene were not serious. "Of course I was being humorous when I said that. It would be absurd to think it was anything else," she insisted at a campaign event in Miami. "I am a person who loves humor. I have a great sense of humor." Okay, fine, our bad for the misunderstanding. Maybe the joke would have been more successful with a different setup. Let's try this: "Why did 40 people die in Hurricane Irene over the past three days? Because God is upset about the budget!" Hmmm, no, it's still not working.

Bachmann: Comment on Irene, earthquake was 'humorous' [Hill]