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Five All-Time Great Political Gaffes

While giving a speech on Monday from her hometown of Waterloo, Iowa, Michele Bachmann praised the spirit of “local hero” John Wayne. Trouble is, John Wayne isn't from Waterloo. Serial killer John Wayne Gacy, however, is. One has to wonder what Gacy would have done to the pilgrims. To be fair, Bachmann is far from the first politician to have blundered in such spectacular fashion and so, in her honor, here are five more.

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