Saw two Tea Party candidates on Face the Nation this morning

Discussion in 'Tea Party' started by manifold, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. manifold
    Offline

    manifold Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2008
    Messages:
    48,695
    Thanks Received:
    7,227
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Location:
    your dreams
    Ratings:
    +20,736
    One that I'd vote for and one that I'd never vote for in a million years.

    Go figure.
     
  2. Trajan
    Offline

    Trajan conscientia mille testes

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2010
    Messages:
    29,048
    Thanks Received:
    4,751
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    The Bay Area Soviet
    Ratings:
    +4,756
    sure, not every candidate is a keeper, never has been never will be....
     
  3. midcan5
    Offline

    midcan5 liberal / progressive

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2007
    Messages:
    10,783
    Thanks Received:
    2,365
    Trophy Points:
    245
    Location:
    Philly, PA
    Ratings:
    +3,295
    There are no tea party candidates, there are just republican candidates who have joined another American populist group. Happened before in our history, will probably happen again. Government and immigration seem to always be the hot items. But one could say change/progress are the motivating engine.

    Marco Rubio is usually an enormous cliche, but I was glad to hear he agrees with social security. SS is solvent much of that debate was wrong. He came off sensible in this talk.

    Ken Buck came off as sane which I guess is a good thing, the nuttiness was hidden in the usual evasive spin.

    Face the Nation 09.26.10 - CBS News Video
     
  4. Flopper
    Offline

    Flopper Gold Member

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2010
    Messages:
    15,202
    Thanks Received:
    2,697
    Trophy Points:
    260
    Location:
    Washington
    Ratings:
    +5,290
    If the Tea Party movement strengthens, I think it will become a third party. The Republican party can not delivery what the Teabaggers wants. The Republican party still has too many centralists.
     

Share This Page