I wonder if she’ll teach these freshmen members of Congress what she told WorldNetDaily’s Burt Prelutsky, which is that they should be trying to get the federal government back to its “original size”:
Q. If, with a snap of your fingers, you could change anything about America, what would it be?
A. Reduce the federal government to its original size and constitutional limitations and to restore the 9th and 10th amendments.
Of course, the population of the United States back when the government was at its “original size” was just under 4 million – it is now over 310 million. For that matter, Congress only had 26 seats in the Senate and 69 seats in the House and met in New York City.
But, according to Bachmann, it would be a dream come true to see our government reduced to the size it was back when the country had only thirteen states.