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Bachmann Spins Tax-Attorney Experience in South Carolina -- VIDEO

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Rep. Michele Bachmann played a bit of defense while on the stump in South Carolina on Thursday, spinning her tax attorney experience as an advantage in the fight to revamp the tax code and the IRS.

 

"I went to work in that system because the first rule of war is: Know your enemy," the Minnesota Republican said. "So I went to the inside to learn how they work because I want to defeat them."

Her previous job of suing tax evaders on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service is a point of vulnerability for the anti-tax tea party darling.

"I'm a former federal tax lawyer. I get how devastating high taxes are, I've seen it, the devastation on businesses and farmers and individuals and families and I'm going to change the economy by changing the tax code," Bachmann said. 

 

Watch her in South Carolina today: 

Bachmann Spins Tax-Attorney Experience in South Carolina

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