Comments for: Spokeswoman: Bachmann ‘tar baby’ quote not racial

Posted April 19, 2012, at 7:21 p.m.

MINNEAPOLIS — A spokeswoman says U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann wasn’t referring to race when she used the term “tar baby” to attack President Barack Obama’s energy policy. The Minnesota Republican told a conservative blog Wednesday that Obama’s calls for more regulation of oil speculators “is just about waving a tar …

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