Tea Party Sinking Fast

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  1. midcan5
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    "[T]he Tea Party ranks lower than any of the 23 other groups we asked about — lower than both Republicans and Democrats. It is even less popular than much maligned groups like "atheists" and "Muslims." Interestingly, one group that approaches it in unpopularity is the Christian Right." http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/17/opinion/crashing-the-tea-party.html

    Wow, does this mean Americans are finally waking up to these whiners who have done nothing good for the nation?


    http://www.usmessageboard.com/tea-party/116607-would-the-tea-party-exist.html
    http://www.usmessageboard.com/the-romper-room/131004-the-tea-party-and-the-kkk.html
    http://www.usmessageboard.com/tea-party/134673-tea-party-anarchists.html
    http://www.usmessageboard.com/tea-party/114928-tea-party-and-sympathizers-please-read.html
    http://www.usmessageboard.com/tea-party/121511-the-very-angry-tea-party.html
     
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    On everything but the size of government, Tea Party supporters are increasingly out of step with most Americans, even many Republicans. Indeed, at the opposite end of the ideological spectrum, today’s Tea Party parallels the anti-Vietnam War movement which rallied behind George S. McGovern in 1972. The McGovernite activists brought energy, but also stridency, to the Democratic Party — repelling moderate voters and damaging the Democratic brand for a generation. By embracing the Tea Party, Republicans risk repeating history.








    I have ben saying for some time that the republican party can not win with the TP or without the TP.

    they have done it to themselves
     
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    My understanding of the tea party was to remind the nation, particularly Republicans, about sticking with conservatism. They made a valuable statement that could keep America out of hock and avoid a situation like the one that happened in Greece. Even Democrats are trying not to step on the cracks of overspending.

    The Tea Party in my book was an overwhelming success, reminding America it's important to pay the bills on time and reduce the amount the nation owes to other nations.

    Sometimes what seems bad in precautionary measures is actually a cure for the cancer of spending beyond our means into the outer limits.
     
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    It means the reality of the TPM is being realized: in that there was no ‘movement.’ Or if there was such a ‘movement’ it was quickly co-opted by the GOP.

    The president’s reelection will also prove problematic for the TPM, as ‘getting rid’ of Obama was their raison d'être.
     
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    Sheesh.. So much hate and misguided hope from Democrats...

    Signs of desperation, in my book...:lol:
     
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    I also think the TPM popularity and credibility has taken a hit by the various blunders their presidential banner carriers have had.
     
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    I think it was more about a bunch of not-so-bright political malcontents wanting to prove that screaming louder trumps making sense.

    Face it, the "tea party" was not Toros and Trajans. It was Bigrebs.
     
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    Lumpy, what do you mean?? You could not possibly condone what he said. I hope not anyway.
     
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    The tea party appears to me to be the stupid underbelly of the GOP.

    That said, they exert way more influence on this Congress than their numbers would indicate.

    So for a people who are, I think on average, rather ill informed and certainly not the sharpest tools in the shed?

    They sure have been smart when it comes to perverting Congress to their way of non-thinking.
     
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