Daily Caller Publishes Awful Michele Bachmann Smear – Claims Heavy Pill Use

You expect the state-run media to run dishonest hit pieces on Republican candidates.
But, it’s especially unnerving when you see such awful smears coming from conservative(?) websites.

The Daily Caller jumped on the anti-Bachmann bandwagon today and wrote a horrible piece about incapacitating stress condition and heavy pill use.
You then find out down in 9th paragraph that Bachmann suffers from migraines.
The Daily Caller reported:

In late July 2010, Rep. Michele Bachmann’s then-communications director, Dave Dziok, told his boss that he planned to take a new job with the public relations firm Edelman.

Dziok had worked for Bachmann for two and a half years, a relatively long period by the standards of her office, and was leaving on good terms.

Staff turnover can frustrate any employer, but Bachmann responded more dramatically. Dziok’s departure triggered a debilitating medical episode that landed the congresswoman in urgent care.

“Within 24 hours she was in the hospital,” a former aide says.

Bachmann was admitted to a Washington, D.C. hospital on Friday, July 30, and released that same day. She flew home to Minnesota to recuperate, missing a scheduled campaign event with Sen. Roy Blunt…

The Minnesota Republican frequently suffers from stress-induced medical episodes that she has characterized as severe headaches. These episodes, say witnesses, occur once a week on average and can “incapacitate” her for days at time. On at least three occasions, Bachmann has landed in the hospital as a result.
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“She has terrible migraine headaches. And they put her out of commission for a day or more at a time. They come out of nowhere, and they’re unpredictable,” says an adviser to Bachmann who was involved in her 2010 congressional campaign. “They level her. They put her down. It’s actually sad. It’s very painful.”

Look for the state-run media to use this awful smear early and often.
With friends like the Daily Caller who needs enemies?

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