Blogger crusading against Bachmann 'in the strange position of cheering her on'

Karl Bremer, the blogger behind Ripple in Stillwater, tells the Pioneer Press he'll miss Michele Bachmann if her campaign flames out. Bremer has followed her career closely and garnered national attention after she joined the race for president.
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Karl Bremer, the blogger behind Ripple in Stillwater, tells the Pioneer Press he'll miss Michele Bachmann if her campaign flames out. Bremer has followed her career closely and garnered national attention after she joined the race for president.

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