Politics

Michele Bachmann Celebrates Elvis Presley "Birthday" on Death Day

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

First Michele Bachmann confused American hero John Wayne with serial killer John Wayne Gacy; now she switched the dates of Elvis Presley's birth and death.

August 16 is the anniversary of Elvis' death, who passed away in 1977 at age 42. However, on a campaign swing in South Carolina on Tuesday, she gleefully wished Elvis a "happy birthday" (which actually was January 8):