Can we all admit the Tea Party was a massive failure?

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    Obama got re-elected, the country has largely tuned out the fanatical elements of the right wing and this astroturf fake political arm of the Republican party has been useless and is now a punchline. I think it's safe to say the Tea Party was a massive failure and alienated the majority of Americans from the Right Wing.

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    They kept the GOP from taking the Senate two cycles in a row. I'd call that a big success.
     
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    If we use the election as a ruler, a way of judging their effectiveness, then, yep, they're a massive failure.

    If we use the results of the promise of jobs, which is how they got elected, and we know that not one of them introduced a jobs bill or voted on one, then, yep, they're a failure.

    BUT, if we consider their fun hats and the way they desecrated the flag, well, in those ways, they succeeded.

    Any way you look at it, they're "maroons and "loosers" and good riddance.
     
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    from what i hear, boehner is doubling down on stupid.
     
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    The Tea party was doomed once the social conservatives annexed it.
     
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    Tea Party took the House in 2010.

    Romney shunned the Tea Party AND all Conservatives. We still tried to back him. But think about it. He went on not one conservative talk show.

    Then he ended up dissing all the Paulites.

    See ya. I know why he lost.
     
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    The tea party was astroturf paid for by people like Dick Army and the Koch Brothers who thought that they could buy elections.

    Only problem is.................the teabaggers ended up picking lots of far right wing radicals who in their primaries actually beat the Republican who would have had a fighting chance at winning over the Democrat. Wanna talk about Sharon Angle? Christine O'donnell?

    Face it GOP, the tea party is the reason you're going to go the way of the Whigs.
     
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    Seemingly, a current failure. But, not a massive one. I give them kudos for instilling the mantra of TEA = Taxed Enough Already. As the Democrat 'entitlement society' continues to fail (see Europe, already in another recession), and the Dem Admin. tries to plug the dykes of footloose and fancy free spending to support runaway entitlements; the TEA mantra is already emblazoned in most of our memory banks.
     
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    The real question is why the left hates and fears the Tea Party so much but admires rapists and drug abusers and criminals in the OWS. Anger, hatred and bigotry seems to be a big part of the left wing base these days.
     
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    Want to have some fun Jillian?

    Christie first to go for what he did to stabbing Romney in the back.

    Do you know who Billy is? Cunningham?

    Boehner is down for the count. Next on target. He promised Billy if he didn't live up to his promises, he'd nuke him.

    Would you like more?
     

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