Why the Tea Party has so much power in the Republican Party

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    "Tea Party supporters are likely to be older, white and male. Forty percent are age 55 and over, compared with 32 percent of all poll respondents; just 22 percent are under the age of 35, 79 percent are white, and 61 percent are men. Many are also Christian fundamentalists, with 44 percent identifying themselves as “born-again,” compared with 33 percent of all respondents."

    Tea Party Demographics: White, Republican, Older Male with Money

    Republican Young Guns Program

    What do you call a 62-year-old Republican running for Congress?

    This year? A “Young Gun.”

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    The Republican Party, for years, has been referred to as the party of "Old White Men".

    This is why the Tea Party has so much power. They are the core of the Republican Party.

    Ironic is the fact that over the next few years, they will probably rely on government more than any other group.
     
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    Did you put your helmet on today Deanie? Knee pads may be helpful too while your down there in front of Obama.
     
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    Dean, while those demographic facts are accurate, none of them has anything at all to do with WHY the TP has so much influence within the GOP. Coherence: it's a good thing to strive for.
     
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    In 2010, Dems got their asses kicked by the Tea Party and it looks like 2012 will be another blow out.

    Boo Fucking Hoo, Deany.

    Here's a hint for the Dems: avoid Marxist candidates if you want to compete in the USA
     
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    But we were all born a poor black child

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    Us older folks have you liberal-Democrat scared shitless.

    Funny how we have more of a clue eh?:lol:
     
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    No shit.

    I think a large percentage of Republicans are getting some kind of government check every month.
     
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    Not hardly.

    There are fewer of you every day.
     
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    Want to bet?
     
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    lol..not yet...You all LOST in 2010 AFTER we gave you Democrats A CHANCE..as usual you FAILED and the older and sane folks kicked them out...

    look out 2012
     

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