By Raw Story
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 — 3:17 pm

Michele Bachmann, the outspoken conservative House representative from Minnesota, says the United States will cease to exist if it “fails to stand” with Israel.

“I am convinced in my heart and in my mind that if the United States fails to stand with Israel, that is the end of the United States,” Bachmann said at a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Los Angeles on Feb. 6.

Bachmann went on to explain that God’s special relationship with Israel means the US would be cursed if it were to oppose Israeli policies.

“We have to show that we are inextricably entwined, that as a nation we have been blessed because of our relationship with Israel, and if we reject Israel, then there is a curse that comes into play,” Bachmann said.

The congresswoman’s comments went under the radar until Andy Birkey reported on them at the Minnesota Independent.

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