Editor's note: Questions continue to be raised about Rep. Michele Bachmann receipt of federal farm subsidies. Anderson Cooper reports.
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CNN is so busy pointing out mistakes of Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, and previously George Bush that you don't have time to report on Obama's many mistakes including the number of states in the Union, the various misquotes in his speech this week at Alcoa (which was reported by the AP), or the embarrassing toast to the Queen while God Save the Queen was being played. How has he remained so "off-limits" by you and your associates?
Anderson: You are so very quick to point out the mis-statements of other candidates, so I am SURE you will point out the Presidents mis-statements made today regarding tax rates. The President said today that current tax rates highest is 35%) are the lowest they have been since he was born. Actually, tax rates were lower under President Reagan (highest was 29%) AND under President George H.W. Bush (hightes rate was 29%). I'm sure you will make a big deal out of our President making this HUGE mis-statement. Maybe the President should take a refresher course in U.S. history.
It seems whenever a woman runs for high office they dig and dig and dig until they find something to chew on. When Geraldine Ferraro was running the next thing we heard was of her husbands real estate business and the media going over it with a fine tooth comb. Now with Bachmann we know her father in law has a farm and all the family business. It's interesting how we do not know what Mitt Romney's father in law does or any other candidate's in laws. It's always the woman who gets scrutinized. If the men were followed on the campaign trail I am certain we could highlight a mistake or two along the way - let's call it what it is - the classic double standard. I expected more from you Anderson.
This is just one example in many.....demonizing Obama as much as they can just to kick him out of office. But when it comes to individual track record on credibility, Obama is beyond reproach.
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