Chapter 14: Who’s Framing Whom? Michele Bachmann and the (Primary) Politics of Motherhood

by Ann E. Burnette

As a biological and foster mother, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann strategically invoked political motherhood in her public statements, but the media framed her appeals differently than she intended.

Michele Bachmann
Image by Gage Skidmore


Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s Official Website