Skip to comments.Anatomy Of A Tea Party Pooping Endorsement
Posted on 01/25/2010 11:31:50 AM PST by Mobile Vulgus
I have come to the conclusion that the Palatine Tea Party group (www.teapartypalatine.com) made a hasty decision in picking Joe Walsh for its Illinois 8th Congressional District candidate, hasty and perhaps misguided. In fact, this choice of Joe Walsh sort of shows the pitfalls that the Tea Party movement in general can fall into.
The field of candidates in the 8th District is wide, indeed. There are currently six Republicans running to snag the nomination of the Party and the differences between them are not too great when one looks over their issue statements. On the surface it would seem that throwing a dart would be just as legitimate a way as any other to make an endorsement in the 8th. But surface gloss can be deceiving and in this case, I believe that the gloss of Joe Walsh's current campaign has blinded the good folks of the Palatine Tea Party group to a certain reality...
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Our Tea Party does not recommend who to vote for. They sponsor each candidate so we can aquaint ourselves with the candidate. We have to make up our own minds. That is definitely a way to avoid crfiticism.
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