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Tea party plans to abandon GOP stars

Douglas54 Wrote: Aug 04, 2013 10:50 PM
Rubio and Paul are both traitors to the tea party movement. They used the tea party for their own gain. They are both men out to push themselves forward and possibly run for president. They are not to be trusted.
aferg Wrote: Aug 05, 2013 11:54 AM
I agree! They still flip-flop depending on what day it is.

MIAMI (AP) — This wasn't the revolution the tea party had in mind.

Four years ago, the movement and its potent mix of anger and populism persuaded thousands of costumed and sign-waving conservatives to protest the ballooning deficit and President Obama's health care law. It swept a crop of no-compromise lawmakers into Congress and governor's offices and transformed political up-and-comers, including Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, into household names.

But as many tea party stars seek re-election next year and Rubio considers a 2016 presidential run, conservative activists are finding themselves at a crossroads. Many of their standard-bearers have embraced more moderate positions on...