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Bachmann’s N.H. Staff Speaks Out

BOSTON — Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann’s former team in New Hampshire is calling her national staff “rude, unprofessional, dishonest and, at times, cruel.” The staff quit last week, but they’re now speaking out.

Bachmann’s New Hampshire team complains that it had to clean up after national staff were anything but “Minnesota Nice” to supporters.

“A homemade sign was taken from a supporter’s hands because it was homemade, it wasn’t going to look good in the camera,” said Karen Testerman, who was a senior New Hampshire adviser to Bachmann. “Those kinds of things are not the way that we treat our people here in New Hampshire.”

Testerman said a senior national aide, whom she would not name, also lied, saying he’d talked to disgruntled New Hampshire aides when he had not.

Bachmann’s national staff did not respond to requests for comment.

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  • cma cma

    No one, except Team Obama media and its paid trolls, cares about this “inside baseball” nonsense. It illustrates the puerility and irrelevancy of MSM political commentary, for which the average voter has nothing but well deserved contempt. This story was manufactured by the MSM.

  • Anonymous

    Michele Bachmann is “rude, unprofessional, dishonest and at times cruel” herself so why is it a problem that her staff is too?

  • Bgandrl

    I respectfully suggest that “cma cma” join the world of reality and consider that not everything he/she doesn’t like to read is untrue. 

  • gardenia

    Michele Bachman cannot hold a candle to any of the other Republicans trying to get nominated whether her signs are homemade or not.  She is forgettable, regrettable and comic.

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