What better way to fight a charge like that than to jump in an army tank, take a ride and get your picture taken?
It didn't work.
Political insiders use the 1988 Dukakis tank incident as an example of a campaign photo-op that's to be avoided at all costs: "Never let the candidate be photographed in a ridiculous-looking situation."
Tuesday, for some unexplained reason, Michele Bachmann allowed herself to be photographed standing alone in an Iowa meat packing plant with sides of beef.
|Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., looks at hanging beef carcasses during a plant tour at Amend Packing Co. in Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011.|
Oh well, I guess she can write off the Peta vote.