Arizona Congressman Trent Franks -- best known for his fear of homosexuals, his belief that black people were better off under slavery, and tackling the non-existent problem of race/gender-based abortions -- has endorsed his Congressional colleague Michele Bachmann in the GOP presidential primary.
Additionally, Franks will serve as the Congressional co-chair for her campaign, Bachmann announced today.
"I know Michele is right on the issues that are important to conservatives across the country and I know she won't back off," Franks says in a statement released this morning.
Unlike Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's endorsement of Texas Governor Rick Perry, Franks' nod is anything but surprising -- he and Bachmann seem to see eye-to-eye on the (gulp) important stuff, like keeping gay people unwed and out of the military.
Read about Bachmann and her husband's crusade to "pray away the gay" here.
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Bachmann, according to a recent Rasmussen poll, is at the bottom of the pack of the crowded field of GOP presidential wannabes. Nationally, she's currently polling at 4-percent, trailing even Herman Cain, whose campaign has been plagued with sex scandals.
See the latest GOP presidential primary poll numbers here.
See Bachmann's announcement about Franks' endorsement here.