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Published:August 29th, 2011 11:30 EST

Joke Of The Day: Michele Bachmann Promises $2 Gas If Elected President

By Robert Paul Reyes

When a used car salesman tells you that the Mustang convertible that caught your attention was owned by a little old lady who only drove it to church on Sundays, you aren`t particularly annoyed, you expect any member of his profession to tell Whoppers.

bachmannWhen a presidential candidate promises to balance the budget, extricate us from foreign entanglements, and lower the unemployment rate, you take his words with a grain of salt.

But when Michele Bachmann promised to get gas back down to $2 a gallon if she`s elected, her words were met with howls of laughter. She might as well have promised a chicken in every pot, a Cadillac Escalade in every driveway, a large screen TV in every living room, and a swimming pool in everybody`s back yard.

Bachmann`s ridiculous promise speaks to her desperation and lack of intellect. Nobody is going to vote for her in the belief that she will bring the price of gas down to $2 a gallon.

Bachmann`s foolish pledge shows that she`s not ready for prime time; she`s going to have a hard time living down her foolish promise.

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