She was particularly emotional about immigration, a subject that she made headlines with back in February when she was very critical of the system that allowed the woman charged with crashing into a bus in Cottonwood, Minn., to continue driving.
“We’re losing our country,” she said. “People are not assimilating themselves to America. They’re not speaking [our language], and you must speak it if you want to succeed here in this country.”
A spokesperson for the American Indian Movement was sympathetic. "We know how you feel," he said.
* No relation to Bachmann Turner Overdrive.