The History-Challenged 2012 Presidential Race

By Anna Van Hollen, Kate Stonehill & Hana Rouse

How well do our politicians know their American history? Not necessarily very well, as Michele Bachmann demonstrated yet again this morning. Here are nine previous historical gaffes by key players in the 2012 U.S. presidential election.



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http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/06/the-history-challenged-2012-presidential-race/241147/