I remember hearing a few weeks back that Michelle Bachman spoke in New Hampshire, and made a fool of herself because she didn't know that the Battles of Lexington and Concord were in Massachusetts--not New Hampshire. I was disappointed to hear this, but not spectacularly surprised.
I am putting together presentation for this coming semester, including examples of politicians who misuse history, out of either malice or ignorance, and of course I have the video of Joe Biden talking about how Roosevelt went on television right after the stock market crash. So I went out, in the interests of fairness, to find the video of Bachman's ignorance. And guess what? The lamestream media are lying. Here's the video: she clearly knows that Lexington and Concord are not in New Hampshire:
The news media are lying whores for the Democrats. It is beyond repair.