Not too long ago we told you that Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is a Swiss citizen.
OK, so, that was last week -- and, technically, she is a dual citizen of the United States and Switzerland.
To catch up our slower readers: Michele's husband Marcus is of Swiss decent and is thus eligible for Swiss citizenship, which also means that so are Michele and his children. Some of the kids wanted to apply and they all decided to do it together as a family, which is kind of sweet. But, as we pointed out in out previous post, we thought this move might estrange things with Michele's Tea-Party base and open her up to attacks.
Well, we were right.
Her Democratic opponent quickly hinted to reporters that the Michele's dual citizenship might split her loyalties.
That's when "Ole Crazy Eyes" (That's our nickname for her. Don't steal it! We copyrighted it so we can sell t-shirts.) backtracked and sent a letter to the Swiss consulate asking that citizenship be revoked. She then explained to the press: "I took this action because I want to make it perfectly clear: I was born in America and I am a proud American citizen. I am, and always have been, 100 per cent committed to our United States Constitution and the United States of America."
Of course, this now opens Michele up to being accused of having the opinion that Americans who hold dual citizenships aren't real Americans and could possibly have divided allegiances.
This whole episode just re-enforces our desire not to have children.
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