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Walker Victory: This is What the Tea Party is About

clint9 Wrote: Jun 09, 2012 1:48 AM
There is no Tea Party. The April 2009 nationwide Tea Parties were events. Good people came out to these events. Once liberals can label something, they can begin to manage it. Don't fall for the trap. We don't need hope and change. We don't need to take America back. We need adults to be adults. Most of the left and much of the right are not.
oldnjal Wrote: Jun 09, 2012 8:31 AM
I never joined.
Millions, of the same mind, unlabelled, cannot be denigrated, or lied about as a target.
The Walker confirmation is a watershed, despite the lies of DWS.

Though it hasn't been celebrated as such, Scott Walker's victory in Wisconsin represents the full flowering of the tea party movement. It is also a sign -- among others -- that the Republican Party has recaptured its ideological core.

The tea partyers are often mischaracterized as extreme right-wingers. Thus, proponents of same-sex marriage or unrestricted abortion will invoke "tea party" elements as those most opposed to their efforts. That's off target. Though many in the movement may have conservative social views, those weren't the issues that spurred them to organize, demonstrate and vote.

No, the tea partyers --...