Bachmann’s History Lesson Off By A Decade By Michael McIntee | September 1, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on 2012 Subscribe to 2012 Follow this author Click picture to watch Video of Representative Michele Bachmann's speech Click picture to watch Video of Representative Michele Bachmann's speechVideo by Jacob Wheeler Representative Michele Bachmann stumbles as she tries to explain how the policies of President Ronald Reagan and Britain’s Margaret Thatcher strengthened the US. She says Britain fought a war in the Falkland Islands in 1992. She’s off by a decade. The Falklands war happened in 1982. Representative Bachmann, who is running for President, was speaking to the same US war Veterans President Obama spoke to earlier this week. She was at the national American Legion convention in Minneapolis. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.