Bachmann: Tax Code Is a WMD Also, Obama makes Carter 'look like Rambo' By Matt Cantor, Newser User Posted Feb 21, 2011 8:21 AM CST 47 comments Comments Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Newser) – Michelle Bachmann labeled the US tax code as a “weapon of mass destruction," calling for “a radically different system” in a speech to GOP activists in South Carolina. The congresswoman slammed President Obama’s handling of protests in Egypt and Iran, saying he’s “making Jimmy Carter look like a Rambo tough-guy.” South Carolina will hold the nation's first GOP primary, in another sign Bachmann's looking hard at 2012, the Huffington Post reports. "Our peace prize-winning president," she told an audience of 200, is “bending down to dictators, and he is brown-nosing the elites that are in Europe, and he's babying the jihadists who are following Sharia-compliant terrorism," notes the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. But “I'm hopeful and very optimistic about where we're going to go in 2012,” she said.