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Now on Kindle: 'Bachmannistan... behind the lines'

Posted by: under 2012 Presidential election, 6th District Updated: August 26, 2013 - 7:21 PM

From the people who brought you the federal election complaints and affidavits against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, now comes the book: “Bachmannistan." 

The tell-all book comes direct from the whistleblower, Florida minister Peter Waldron, the man behind most of the legal turmoil that has visited the Minnesota congresswoman since she ran for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

The “report from the inside” is co-authored by Twin Cities attorney John Gilmore, the lawyer who represented former Bachmann aide Andy Parrish, who helped engineer her run for the presidency before a falling out in Iowa.

The subhead for the new digital book, which will be distributed through Amazon on Kindle, is “Behind the Lines,” -- a line Bachmann herself likes to use to describe her presence in the Washington swamp.

While the broad outlines of the tale might be familiar to readers who have followed the Bachmann campaign saga since its slow unraveling in late 2011, Waldron promises that much remains to be told, and he’s naming names.

“It’s explosive,” said Waldron, who was the campaign’s point man for the evangelical pastor community. “It’s like handling an IED.”

While promising to pull no punches, Waldron credits Gilmore with imposing some lawyerly restraint on the Bachmann story. “He threw his body over some of the grenades,” Waldron said.

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