Or misses, as the case may be.
But Maddow also notes that while it's easy to laugh at Bachmann and dismiss her, it's important to remember the influence she had within her own party, and Matt Taibbi's Rolling Stone quote:
"You will want to laugh, but don't, because the secret of Bachmann's success is that every time you laugh at her she gets stronger."
Adds Maddow: "Michele Bachmann over the course of her career has been like an exploratory probe to find the edge of the possible in Republican Party politics."
Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...