WHO keeps putting these people into office?

Sometimes I wonder about the collective psyche of the American public.  I seriously have questions for anyone who voted for Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Steven King (R-IA), or Michele Bachmann (R-MN).  Because headlines like these – “Louie Gohmert Links Gay Marriage, Bestiality” – seem to be the norm for these folks.

I truly don’t get it.  How can people vote for these total fringe whackos?  I mean a dead houseplant would be more effective in Congress than people like Michele Bachmann.  She, and now-defeated Allan West (R-FL), have both gone off about Democrats having “anti-American views”, and have called for McCarthy-esque witch hunts.  It’s ridiculous.

So how do these people keep getting elected?  At least Allan West was defeated in 2012; now we just need to get the other three whackos out of office.

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