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All eyes on Bachmann’s Newsweek cover photo

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been a remarkable candidate seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president. She sputters nonsense, half-truths and outright distortions of history most of the time. Yet, ever since she stood on the stage for that CNN debate in New Hampshire in June, Bachmann has shown herself to be a focused, disciplined and hungry campaigner. Mad props to Ed Rollins, Bachmann’s seasoned adviser, for whipping her into shape. But there’s one major area where she desperately needs work.

Jonathan Capehart is a member of the Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog.
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