The Corner

Bachmann on Sandusky: I’d ‘Beat Him to a Pulp’

On Meet the Press this morning, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R., Minn.) was asked about the Penn State horror. Bachmann told David Gregory that while she felt it was a state issue, her response as a parent would be forceful to say the least.

“If that was my child, my automatic reaction would be even though I’m a small woman, I want to find that guy and beat him to a pulp,” Bachmann said.

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster has been news editor of National Review Online since 2009, and was a web site editor until 2012. His work has appeared in The American Spectator, The American Prospect, The New York Post, The Onion, and a number of other publications. He has been a frequent guest on television and radio and a frequent contributor to Bloggingheads.tv. In 2011, he was a media fellow at the Hoover Institution. A proud New Jerseyan, Daniel got his start as a beat reporter covering the Meadowlands region of Bergen County. He was educated mostly at George Washington University, but also New York University and Pembroke College, Oxford.

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