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Watch the above video of Michele Bachmann dancing, and tell me you’re not thinking “romance.”

Author Tréy Sager was so stirred by Bachmann (R-MN) — the congresswoman who was briefly a frontrunner for the 2012 GOP nomination for president, then barely won her own seat  — that he wrote the romance novel Fires of Siberia.

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Of course, the idea that Bachmann could be transported to Siberia and lured into a sadomasochistic relationship is a lot less far-fetched than the “ex-gay therapy” performed at the Bachmanns’ counseling centers.

You can watch Sager try to explain to The Huffington Post what inspired him to answer the question, “What do you get if you combine Michele Bachmann and Fifty Shades of Grey?”


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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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Georgia GOP senatorial nominee Herschel Walker is doubling down on his denials he paid a girlfriend to have an abortion, emphatically insisting he knows “nothing” about it – after saying, “why in the world would I not be forgiven of something like that?” and insisting it’s “nothing to be ashamed of” – despite wanting to criminalize and ban all abortion.

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