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Walker Victory: This is What the Tea Party is About

cudlow Wrote: Jun 09, 2012 10:27 PM
So wrong! "The republican party has recaptured it's ideological core" - by nominating the father of obamacare for president? By nominating the father of the "gay marriage" movement for president? By nominating the man responsible for persecuting Catholic charities out of the adoption market because they wouldn't tyoe the line on "gay marriage"? I am writing in Jesus Christ for president this year - our only hope!
mdickson Wrote: Jun 10, 2012 12:12 PM
If you vote for Jesus, you're really just helping re-elect Obama. Take the (far) lesser of the two evils, and vote for Romney. Don't waste your vote. Jesus will appreciate this selflessness and intelligence on your part.

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 --...