Ever notice how obsessed Pulitzer Tommy is with the Tea Party? If he thinks we're a bunch of fools doomed to fail, why not just ignore us. Just sit back and wait for us to become extinct then stand up and cheer. But, not Tommy. He can't write a column about his favorite Mexican rerstaurant without throwing a dig at us. I'm pretty sure I know why, but I think I'll keep it to myself.
P.S. Signed up yet?
One of the many ironies about the anti-government TeaParty is that they are heavily funded (re Koch brothers support) to get into the very government they strongly oppose. In reality the TeaParty only represents a tiny sliver of the changing demographic of our country. Their extreme beliefs are simply inconsistent with that demographic and therefore generally irrelevant if not usually selfish and mean spirited, especially toward the disenfranchised and poorer people of our country. I have often witnessed people sympathetic to TeaParty policies voting against their own self interests. If TeaParty contingency is so anti-government, perhaps they should consider living off the grid, or simply finding another country to move to.
actually it has been with us - under various names - since the South lost the Civil War and it isn't going to fade in the old South any time soon.
What has happened is that as a result of the Southern Strategy it has spread nationwide in Republican circles and has taken over the party. That will fade once the party loses enough elections outside the South.
But in the Deep South it will be with us for a long long time.
fraser007 is right. Tea party members don't care about anybody's opinions but their own. They don't care about anybody but themselves, and they don't care about America. It's all about what they can hoard for themselves, screw anybody else. They can't even hang together enough to form their own political group. They have to attach themselves lamprey-like to the republican greed heads. Pitiful, really. Like cockroaches, they will now scatter back into the dark corners of the republican party, avoiding exposure to the light of reason, and keep infesting that party until once again, they will skitter into the open to brazenly feed on republican leftovers.
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