Bachmann: Newt a 'Memory-Challenged Prof'

Candidates begin fight for Cain supporters
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 4, 2011 12:10 PM CST
Michele Bachmann on Newt Gingrich: He's a 'Memory Challenged Professor'
Michele Bachmann puts on a gift from a supporter during the book-signing event for her book "Core of Conviction" Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, in Aiken, S.C.   (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

(Newser) – Michele Bachmann thinks people "are going to be really sorry" to see the end of Herman Cain, but wasted no time today in courting his Tea Party backers, saying they would "come home," and ripping into current GOP frontrunner Newt Gingrich. "Professors don't like to be challenged," she said in dissing Gingrich over his past immigration stance, "but I think in this case he's memory challenged." "Newt Gingrich signed a letter in the Wall Street Journal, wherein he was in full support of George Bush's immigration program, which was commonly referred to as amnesty," she said. She also zinged him as "establishment as you get." More from around your Sunday dial, as per Politico:

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