Jillian Bandes

“There are nutty people on the bus that I take to work. Any gathering of thousands of people are going to have a variety of characters. But the vast majority of people know it’s very mainstream.”

The theater collective that is staging the Tea Party Project was also involved in The Palin Project, a theatrical reading of "Going Rouge: Sarah Palin - An American Nightmare," a book edited by two senior editors at The Nation magazine. Proceeds from that sold-out performance went to Planned Parenthood, and “raised quite a bit of money” for the cause, according to Towns. She is expecting similar crowds this time around.

Jillian Bandes

Jillian Bandes is the National Political Reporter for Townhall.com

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