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Walker Victory: This is What the Tea Party is About

Jim3645 Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 1:18 PM
The Tea Party is like the 'Force' in the Star Wars Soga'. It's everywhere surrounding most, if not all living things. It speaks to most of us, some it does not, based on November 2012 elections, several misc. elections in between, and now the Wisconsin recall override attempt, I'd say the Tea Party ‘Force’ is spreading and the awakening has begun. Democrats and liberals in general shun the force at their own peril!
Jim3645 Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 2:08 PM
meant to say, based on November 2010 elections...
natch Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 7:57 PM
I thought you were being prophetic when you wrote "November 2012."

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 --...