Bachmann Used to Babysit Fox News Host…

The Hill Reports: Here’s a fun factoid that might pop up in the next trivia night at the pub: Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) once played babysitter to a FOX News Channel anchor.

A photo insert in the presidential hopeful’s new book, Core of Conviction, shows Bachmann, now 55, in a swimming pool holding a young Gretchen Carlson.

The congresswoman babysat the “Fox & Friends” host for a summer in Anoka, Minn.

Carlson, 45, is a Minnesota native who won the Miss America crown in 1989 while representing the state. The morning host said on “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday, “I was about five or six and what I loved about Michele Bachmann — back then Michele Amble — was her long hair.”

Carlson also revealed a perk of being babysat by the GOP candidate: “And she let me drink grape soda too!”

11/25/2011 12:44 AM by JPUpdates Staff

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