Who called TEA Party people the fringe? Whoops

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    Tea Party Tops GOP on Three-Way Generic Ballot - Rasmussen Reports™

    Seventy percent (70%) of Republican voters have a favorable opinion of the Tea Party movement while only seven percent (7%) offer an unfavorable view. Interestingly, 49% of Democrats have no opinion one way or the other.

    Among unaffiliated voters, 43% have a favorable opinion of the Tea Party efforts while 20% say the opposite.

    Forty-one percent (41%) of all voters nationwide say Republicans and Democrats are so much alike that a new party is needed to represent the American people. Republicans are evenly divided on this question, while Democrats overwhelmingly disagree. However, among those not affiliated with either major party, 60% agree that a new party is needed, and only 25% disagree. Men are far more likely than women to believe a new party is needed.

    As for the voting preference, the Tea Party bests the GOP among both men and women and in all age groups except those over 65.

    The Tea Party candidates are the first choice among political conservatives. Among moderates, the Tea Party candidates are more popular than Republicans. However, nearly half of all moderate voters prefer a Democrat.

    Among the Political Class, not a single respondent picked the Tea Party candidate.

    However, among those with populist or Mainstream views, 31% prefer the Tea Party, and 26% are undecided. Twenty-three percent (23%) pick a Republican candidate, and 19% are for the Democrat (See more on the Political Class-Mainstream divide).



    Looks like people are getting smarter :)
     
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    I love the teaparty movement

    Nobody moves voters towards the Democratic candidate like a good teabag rally
     
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    the tea party movement has nothing to do with the liberal gop
     
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    What percentage of Americans are Republican voters? :eusa_eh:
     
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    JScott I check facts.

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    Well if the tea party is so strong then they should take the next Presidential election. More power to them.
     
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    So the "Tea Party" is just going to replace the GOP in the coming years maybe. What a surprise. :rolleyes:

    More of the same coming right up. Especially if any of them call people like Sarah Palin "Fiscal Conservatives." That always gives me a good laugh.
     
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    Now, we can isolate that 20% and send them to Cuba.:cool:
     
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    I read that NAMBLA has decided to copyright the label "tea party"




























































































    :lol:
     
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    didn't the last polls say that only 20% of voters identify as republicans?

    so what are we talking about 70% of the 20%?
     
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    Pretty much. Unsurprisingly, the same number of Republicans who hold a favorable view of Palin as well.
     

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