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Now, at the risk of stating the obvious, many people own one of these guys and Bachmann had no way to predict the future last December when she did this interview. She was in Iowa campaigning for the Iowa caucuses. But it's worth noting that even the talk radio interviewer seemed not taken aback but at least a touch surprised by Bachmann's comment. "The AR-15 is ... yeah, well that's a ... that's a combat weapon. It can be made automatic. But it is a semi-automatic, .222, I think, isn't it ..."
He then goes on to ask whether she's using a legal or modified magazine.
Just watch ...