Michele and Me

For a brief, shining moment this week, the deeply-batty Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann and I had something in common: we’re both dual US/European citizens.

Or we were, because in less time than it takes to don a tricorn hat, the Honorable Member was savaged by the right-wing blogosphere and quickly told the Swiss they could take their citizenship back again.

But even though the Tea Party favorite got whiplash from her abrupt 180 (and may well have set some sort of record for “Shortest Time to Hold a National Citizenship”), I still like to think that she and I both learned valuable lessons from the experience …

About liammoriarty

I'm a journalist living in Seattle and Europe. This blog is to explore the connections and commonalities between Western Europe and the Pacific Northwest.
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