“What I love about New Hampshire and what we have in common is our extreme love for liberty,” the potential GOP presidential candidate said. “You’re the state where the shot was heard around the world in Lexington and Concord.” …
the 1775 Battles of Lexington and Concord that marked the first military engagements of the American Revolution took place in Massachusetts. But Bachmann did not correct her error when she referenced the battles again later in her speech.
Bachmann’s contorting of a basic fact about the fight for American independence was made all the more glaring because of her repeated references throughout her speech to the nation’s founding.
Tip of the seismological plate to The Huffington Post