Marcus Bachmann calls himself Michele Bachmann's "strategist." (Reuters)

Even more than her stance on the subject, though, her husband Marcus Bachmann’s beliefs about homosexuality have been a major topic of national conversation, especially after a video filmed inside his clinic earlier this week revealed practices some refer to as “pray the gay away.”

Jon Stewart tackled the controversy with the help of Jerry Seinfeld on Wednesday night’s “The Daily Show.” The two attempted repression therapy to keep from cracking too many gay jokes: