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Bachmann and WorldNetDaily, Together at Last

Last updated: July 31, 2020 | November 18, 2009 | Frazer Pugh
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My profile of WorldNetDaily made the case that the conservative Website, which opinion-makers brush off as a conspiracy hub, is actually incredibly influential on the right. Here’s some evidence for that argument.

For months — really since it was announced at the How to Take Back America Conference — WND has backed a campaign to send “pink slips” to members of Congress. Upon the sending of the five millionth pink slip, WND held a press conference yesterday on Capitol Hill, drawing actual GOP members of Congress, including Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) and Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.). After the jump, pictures of Bachmann and Gohmert with WND Editor Joseph Farah, one of the driving forces of the “birther” movement.

Joseph Farah (L) and Rep. Michele Bachmann. Courtesy WND.com. Joseph Farah (L) and Rep. Michele Bachmann. (WND.com)

Rep. Louie Gohmert (L) and Joseph Farah. (WND.com) Rep. Louie Gohmert (L) and Joseph Farah. (WND.com)

Meanwhile, Farah is still offering $10,000 for proof of President Obama’s citizenship.

Frazer Pugh | I work in the investment management sector as a professional. Previously, I advised top financial services companies on balance sheet management, portfolio planning, and valuations as a consultant. I am currently pursuing a part-time MBA at Melbourne University, where I am a lecturer in accounting and hedge fund strategies, as well as a mentor/coach in a part-time equity analysis initiative. I have a bachelor's degree in economics, a master's degree in finance, and am a Chartered Accountant. I enjoy instructing and assisting others in achieving their objectives.

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