Can you just imagine if he’d said this to one of his Democratic colleagues? I’m sure that it would have gone over swimmingly with, say, I don’t know… Babs Boxer?
Bachmann first laid out her agenda — cutting taxes and killing President Obama’s health reform bill — at considerable length.
When Specter tried to counter, Bachmann, darling of the Tea Party movement, kept on talking, which didn’t sit well with the one-time Philadelphia DA, who is a stickler for politeness and protocol.
“I’m going to treat you like a lady,” Mr. Specter shot back. “Now act like one.”
Ms. Bachmann replied, “I am a lady.”
Do we get to call misogyny on this one? Because really. His statement feels like it should continue with “and get back in the kitchen.”