Former Bachmann Chief of Staff: She Isn’t Electable, Not Qualified To Be President

February 9, 2011 11:37 am

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), the Tea Party star who has been eyeing a possible run for President, is now being badmouthed by an unusual source: Ron Carey, a former chairman of the Minnesota GOP — who also happens to be one of Bachmann’s many ex-chiefs of staff!

The Associated Press reported on the potential conflict of two Minnesotans — Bachmann and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty — who are both moving towards a potential White House bid. And Carey, who served as Bachmann’s fifth chief of staff for just five months — she has had quite a few chiefs of staff during her mere four years in the House — isn’t about to support Bachmann:

“While she passes the conservative test, my opinion from my association with her is she’s not going to be an electable candidate for us,” said Carey. “And even if she were elected I don’t believe she would be ready for the position of the president of the United States.”

When asked by TPMDC, Bachmann’s office declined to comment.

(Via The Hill)

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