Tea Leaves And Tea Baggery?

An interesting shake up in the House GOP today as Mike Pence announces he will step down as chairman of the GOP Conference. This could play into speculation of Pence throwing his name in the bid for the Republican nominee in 2012.

But things get even more interesting:

One thing to look for now that Rep. Mike Pence has stepped down as GOP Conference Chair, GOP sources tell NBC News that Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., may attempt to try and run for the position of GOP Conference Chairman.

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Now that would be a very interesting replacement and one I’m sure a bunch of us on the left can get behind. We need more of this:


As the face of the GOP.