Michele Bachmann Is Scared Of The Soviet Union, Even Though It No Longer Exists

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann gets confused, again.

Michele Bachmann is known for flubbing on history, and today is no exception. While speaking today she said that Americans are worried about the rise of China, India, and the Soviet Union. Apparently she hasn’t heard that the Soviet Union already disbanded.

Here’s what she said:

What people recognize is that there’s a fear that the United States is in an unstoppable decline. They see the rise of China, the rise of India, the rise of the Soviet Union and our loss militarily going forward. And especially with this very bad debt ceiling bill, what we have done is given a favor to President Obama and the first thing he’ll whack is five hundred billion out of the military defense at a time when we’re fighting three wars. People recognize that.

Here’s the audio: