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.
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.
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