If the prospect of Rick Santorum, Herman Cain and Allen West running for the Republican nomination for president in 2016 isn’t exciting enough, now Michele Bachmann says she may run again too. Please pray, cross fingers, sacrifice chickens or whatever else you can think of to make this happen.
Bachmann made the revelation during an interview, in which she was asked for her view on whether any Republican women might seek the Oval Office in 2016.
“The only thing that the media has speculated on is that it’s going to be various men that are running,” she replied. “They haven’t speculated, for instance, that I’m going to run. What if I decide to run? And there’s a chance I could run.”…
The four-term congresswoman that she would “certainly” reap the benefits of having run once before, if she were to launch a second White House bid.
“Like with anything else, practice makes perfect,” she said. “And I think if a person has gone through the process — for instance, I had gone through 15 presidential debates — it’s easy to see a person’s improvement going through that.”…
Bachmann told RCP that if she decides to run for president again, she will make sure that she has a strong campaign infrastructure in place.
“I haven’t made a decision one way or another if I’m going to run again, but I think the organization is probably the key,” she said. “To have an organization and people who surround you who are loyal, who are highly competent, who know how to be able to run the ball down the field in state after state — because now I think the primary process will be very different this time. It will tighten up; it will be a much shorter run than it was before.”
How could it possibly be any shorter? She dropped out the day after the Iowa caucuses. The only way to have it be any shorter would be to drop out before any primaries or caucuses are held.