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17 Things Only Michele Bachmann Fans Understand

Good-bye, Michele Bachmann. You and your long list of headline-making quotes will be missed.

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1. "One thing people know about me is I’m a substantive, serious person."

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2. "Not all cultures are equal."

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3. "We're running out of rich people in this country."

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4. "Carbon dioxide is portrayed as harmful. But there isn't even one study that can be produced that shows that carbon dioxide is a harmful gas."

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5. "There are hundreds and hundreds of scientists, many of them holding Nobel Prizes, who believe in intelligent design."

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6. "He's got a lot of choot-spa."

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7. "I find it interesting that it was back in the 1970s that the swine flu broke out then under another Democrat president, Jimmy Carter. And I'm not blaming this on President Obama, I just think it's an interesting coincidence."

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8. "I wish the American media would take a great look at the views of the people in Congress and find out: Are they pro-America or anti-America?"

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9. "I will tell you that I had a mother last night come up to me here in Tampa, Florida, after the debate. She told me that her little daughter took that [HPV] vaccine, that injection, and she suffered from mental retardation thereafter."

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10. "But the Lord says, 'Be submissive, wives; you are to be submissive to your husbands.'"

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11. "Thou protesteth too much."

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12. "President Obama, if you look at nearly every decision he has made about this issue, it is to lift up the Islamists and to take down Israel."

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13. "This is not Michele Bachmann being a kook."

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14. "I haven’t had a gaffe or something that I've done that has caused me to fall in the polls."

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15. "The president of the United States will be taking a trip over to India that is expected to cost the taxpayers $200 million a day. He's taking 2,000 people with him. He will be renting out over 870 rooms in India."

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16. "What I love about New Hampshire and what we have in common is our extreme love for liberty. You're the state where the shot was heard around the world in Lexington and Concord."

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17. "The very founders that wrote [the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution] worked tirelessly until slavery was no more in the United States."

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