July 2, 2010

IT WOULD BE HELPFUL IF THEY HAD A NATIONAL CONVENTION...:

What is the Tea Party? A growing state of mind (Susan Page and Naomi Jagoda, 7/02/10, USA Today)

The Tea Party is less a classic political movement than a frustrated state of mind.

A year and a half after the idea of a Tea Party burst into view, three of 10 Americans describe themselves in the USA TODAY/Gallup Poll as Tea Party supporters — equal to the number who call themselves Republicans — though many of them acknowledge they aren’t exactly sure what that allegiance means.

"I don’t really understand it, but I like what they stand for," says Terry Rushing, 63, of Greensburg, La.,. who was among those surveyed.


...and tried to draw up a platform. It would also be hilarious.

Posted by at July 2, 2010 2:51 PM
  
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