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Irony Alert: In Iowa, Bachmann Handles Red Meat and Sucks Up at Sukup -- VIDEO Irony Alert: In Iowa, Bachmann Handles Red Meat and Sucks Up at Sukup ...

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Campaign 2012

Irony Alert: In Iowa, Bachmann Handles Red Meat and Sucks Up at Sukup -- VIDEO

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Michele Bachmann at 2011 Faith and Freedom Coalition.(Chet Susslin)

While meeting with manufacturers and meat-packers in Iowa this week, Rep. Michele Bachmann is fitting in some hands-on activities in between her glad-handing.

In Des Moines at Amends Packing Plant on Tuesday, she donned gloves and picked up a cleaver to slice into a cut of red meat:

 

Bachmann Handles Red Meat in Iowa

And on Monday the presidential hopeful and Minnesota Republican toured Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield where the plant did a little show-and-tell of their patented tools. Watch her ooh and aah over pieces of the grain-handling equipment.

Bachmann Tours Manufacturing Plant in Iowa 9/19/11

 

Video by National Journal and CBS News reporter Sarah Huisenga contributed to this article.

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