What Does The Tea Party Represent?—Will Centrists & Independents Support Tea Party Backed Republicans?
Above you see what the Tea Party presents itself to the public. The billboard you see here was paid for by a Tea Party group in Iowa.
I’m very liberal. I’m not going to vote for any Republicans in the upcoming November elections. I’m upfront about this fact.
If you’re somebody who could vote either way depending on the candidates and the office up for election, you’ve got to decide what you’re going to do.
Republican Senator David Vitter of Louisiana, who is up for reelection, recently said that he would support lawsuits looking to see if President Obama was really born in the United States.
The economy is a mess and Louisiana is under siege from all the BP oil, yet this is what Senator Vitter is talking about. This is how beholden Republicans are to the Tea Party/far right wing agenda.
Let’s say you don’t agree with this or that you don’t like the NAACP. Fine.
“You’re dealing with people who are professional race-baiters, who make a very good living off this kind of thing. They make more money off of race than any slave trader ever. It’s time groups like the NAACP went to the trash heap of history where they belong with all the other vile racist groups that emerged in our history,”
The NAACP is not some revolutionary outfit. They don’t profit off race as did slave traders. They are not a “vile racist group” like some other groups in our American history.
The Tea Party, lead by Glen Beck, is going to hold a rally next month at the Lincoln Memorial on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream speech.
Why would the Tea Party they do this other than to mock the memory of the day? What’s the point but to anger people? A rally could be held any other day and any other place.
It seems apparent Democrats will lose seats in Congress in 2010. Democrats are not going to be promoting a big agenda in the next session of Congress regardless of whether they hold on to their Congressional majorities or not.
The Republicans seem to be almost fully under the thumb of their most extreme ideological supporters.
I predict that these Tea Party supporters will prove to be far to the right, that many politically centrist and independent Americans will choose not to support Republicans in the 2010 elections.
The Tea Party represents an angry ideological extremism out of step with the majority of Americans.
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