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Watch 8-Year Old Boy Challenge Michele Bachmann's Homophobia

 
 
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A young boy, 8-year-old Elijah challenged Michele Bachmann at a South Carolina book signing event with the whispered line: "my mommy's gay, but she doesn't need any fixing."

The video is unforgettable just for the look on Bachmann's face.

Watch below, transcript follows.

 

 

TRANSCRIPT:

0:00

Michele: What's your name? Elijah: Elijah.

0:04

Michele: Elijah? It's really good to meet you-- what?

0:08

Lora: (To Elijah) Don't you have something you'd like to say?

0:15

Elijah: (Quiet whispering) Michele: I can't hear him.

0:19

Lora: You can say it louder, go ahead. Michele: No, it's alright. You said it, but

0:24

you know, I- I think I, my ears were too far away. Do you wanna come over real quickly?

0:32

Elijah: My mommy-- Miss Bachmann, my mommy's gay but she doesn't need any fixing.

0:36

Michele: ... Ba-bye.

 

 

AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at December 6, 2011, 5:56am

 
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