Michele Bachmann Announces Retirement, Says Entire Political Career was Satirical Performance Art

WASHINGTON – Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), the most outspoken congressional member of the Tea Party, announced yesterday that she will not run for reelection in 2014, and confessed that her entire political career—stretching back to her days in the Minnesota State Senate—has been an elaborate piece of “satirical performance art.” Bachmann explained that she’s spent the last twelve years testing the limits…