Minnesota politics just got a bit more dramatic, with the introduction of "Michele! A Musical Bachumanntary," a satirical musical from left-leaning thespian James Detmar.
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Detmar told TPM that the inspiration for "Michele!" came after being inundated by news stories about Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN). Several months ago, he was driving home when another story about Bachmann came on the radio, and pushed him over the edge.
"It's not like I have a bunch of money to dump into the Tarryl Clark campaign to even things out," said the 30-year theater veteran, referring to Bachmann's Democratic challenger. "What I am good at is putting together a show."