View Poll Results: Will the Tea Party movement remain relevant if the GOP wins the White House?
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Re: Will the Tea Party movement remain relevant if the GOP wins the White House?
The Tea Party was borne of Rick Santelli's CNBC rant about gov't relief for underwater homeowners (he preferred the homeowners to go broke because of the Wall Street-inspired housing collapse). Fox News (and Republican operatives like Dick Armey) had co-opted the fledgling Tea Party within a month.
Originally Posted by Fiddytree
Astro-turf borne of a 'Wall Street' speculator and GOP operatives. Nothing more, nothing less.
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