But in her rambling video retirement message, Bachmann did reassure supporters that she doesn't intend to retire completely from public life, and the Minnesota Republican reiterated that point last night on Fox News's Sean Hannity Show. And at the end of the interview, she went further: Hannity asked Bachmann whether she would think about running for president again in 2016.
Bachmann's reply? "Well I'm not taking anything off the table..."
On behalf of journalists, political commentators, comedians, and progressives everywhere, I offer the following response: