Sunday, March 14, 2010

Coffee Party brews up rival for Tea Party

Looking for a little bit of civil political discussion with your decaf latte? Well the newly formed Coffee Party movement may be for you. Evolving in the United States over the last couple of months through social media in response to the conservative Tea Party movement, coffee partiers share the Tea Party's disillusionment with mainstream politicians. Saturday saw over 350 Coffee Party events held in cafes across the United States and abroad, bringing activists together in person for the first time for a national day of conversation and, of course, espressos and cappuccinos. Like the Tea Party, the Coffee Party is a movement, not a registered political entity. But that is where the similarities more

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