July 28, 2011

The Picture from Iowa, 2012: Bachmann's Inner Child

Brendan Hoffman reports that Michele Bachmann, proud and unabashedly self-referential when it comes to her role as a mother and foster-mom, gravitates most strongly to the children at her events, and vice-versa. Regarding the whiteboard, this is a standard presentation Bachmann gives to help the audience imagine how big a trillion is.

Not to be condescending, but do you sense a strong elementary quality here with a childlike feel to many of these faces and bodies?

PHOTOGRAPHS by Brendan Hoffman/Prime Collective. Campaign Tumblr Site.

Follow all the posts in this series at: The Picture from Iowa, 2012.

(photos 1 -3: Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann campaigns on Saturday, July 23, 2011 in Marshalltown, IA. photo 4: A boy listens to Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann speak during a campaign stop on Sunday, July 24, 2011 in Davenport, IA.)

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