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Washington Post: for better or worse, Bachmann is unwavering in her beliefs

A profile of the Minnesota Congresswoman concludes that the steadfastness of her beliefs works both for and against her. Admirers say she tells it like it is. Occasionally, the facts disagree with her convictions.
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A profile of the Minnesota Congresswoman concludes that the steadfastness of her beliefs works both for and against her. Admirers say she tells it like it is. Occasionally, the facts disagree with her convictions.

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