Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Grand Old Tea Party Rising

Democrats are ashamed to be Democrats while establishment Republicans masquerade as Tea Partyers. These may be the ingredients of a history-making GOP comeback. A Sunday New York Times headline charges that Marco Rubio, Florida's GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate, "Veers From Tea Party's Script." But the story's documentation amounted to little more than the hard-hitting Cuban-American former state speaker of the House providing more specifics regarding policy proposals. The presumption in operation here: The populist Tea Party movement is driven by little more than mindless hysteria, so when a GOP candidate's campaign unveils a substantive program, he must no longer be in the Tea Party camp. "The solution isn't just to paralyze government," Rubio told the Times. But since when has the Tea Party's opposition to the Democrats' massive federal expansion meant governmental paralysis?...more

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