Harry Reid Can't Let Go Of Tea Party

Posted: Aug 02, 2011 2:19 PM

Before today's debt vote, Harry Reid took to the Senate floor once again to take a shot at new tea party backed Senate freshmen. Funny coming from a man who called the tea party "irrelevant" earlier this year. 

March 17, 2011:

“I believe the Tea Party is short-lived. I think you will find even the people that claim they are Tea Party folks will either be gone as a result of their extreme positions or they will move to the more moderate position, which is certainly not being a liberal, that is being a conservative. I think with the economy getting better, you’re going to see less and less agitation from the Tea Party folks.”

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March 30, 2011:

“The country doesn’t care much about the Tea Party,” Reid said Wednesday.


August 2, 2011:

Keep on, keepin' on hobbits!