Nancy Pelosi to Michele Bachmann – who cares?

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In response to the Supreme Court’s repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act earlier today, former presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, no surprise, had a few choice words.

“Marriage was created by the hand of God. No man, not even a Supreme Court, can undo what a holy God has instituted,” said Congresswoman Bachmann of Minnesota, who is not seeking another term and only narrowly won her reelection last year. 

“For thousands of years of recorded human history, no society has defended the legal standard of marriage as anything other than between man and woman. Only since 2000 have we seen a redefinition of this foundational unit of society in various nations,” she continued. 

“Today, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to join the trend, despite the clear will of the people’s representatives through DOMA. What the Court has done will undermine the best interest of children and the best interests of the United States.”

When Frank Thorp of NBC News asked at a press conference what was thought of Bachmann’s comments, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) had two words to say.  

“Who cares?”

Well played Pelosi. Well played. 

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