Michele Bachmann Spins Defection of Iowa Chairman to Ron Paul

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

Michele Bachmann is attempting to put a good face on the defection of her Iowa campaign chairman to Ron Paul. On Wednesday Kent Sorenson jumped Bachmann's sinking ship and endorsed Paul.

Bachmann claims Sorenson told her that Paul's people gave him money for his support. She also says it was her criticism of Paul in the latest debate that left Paul fearful that he might lose votes in Iowa, hence his reaching out to Sorenson.

Listen to her rationale: