An eight-year old boy named Elijah became the coolest kid on the playground after he encountered GOP candidate and same-sex marriage opponent Michele Bachmann at a recent event promoting her new book, Core of Conviction: My Story. After some slight coaxing by his mother Lora, Elijah stepped up to Bachmann's table and told her, "Miss Bachmann, my mommy's gay but she doesn't need any fixing" (video below). A speechless Bachmann waved the boy goodbye, shooting his mother an icy glare as the two walked away.
Okay, so yeah: the kid was obviously coached by his mother, and yes, this is a far less fabulous gay-rights-protest tactic than glitterbombing, but it's still pretty sweet to see Bachmann, an outspoken opponent of gay rights, get served by an adorable eight-year old. Besides, what the hell were you doing when you were eight, other than figuring out how to spell "boobs" on the calculator?