Michele Bachmann Ambitions Could Lead To 'Rocky Crusade' In 2012

Bachmann may also have trouble building a complex campaign operation. She has burned through four chiefs of staff in five years, often preferring her own counsel or that of her close-knit family. She writes her own speeches and relies heavily on her husband and her oldest son, a Connecticut doctor, for advice. Such an arrangement usually makes for a rocky crusade.

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