Skip to comments.Where did the tea party go? Into the trenches
Posted on 12/22/2011 3:50:22 PM PST by JediJones
Yet for folks like Bill Evelyn, a founder of the State of Georgia Tea Party, the revolution has only begun. Having learned lessons from the past two years including the necessity of vetting big-office candidates and trying to channel endorsements to avoid splitting tickets the loosely organized tea party movement has thrown its anchor in the muddy trenches of local politics, reviving the GOP's moribund precinct nomination system, grooming candidates from the ground up, and setting into motion an audacious ground game patterned in part on the Democrat playbook of door-to-door canvasing and kitchen-table convincing.
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The Tea Party is behind the Anybody But Romney (ABR) movement which is sending the RNC Bush loving insiders scurrying like cockroaches.
It seems the whole government is in cahoots against the conservatives, because they have been the only thing that has been able to stop their advance over the years.
I can see Boehner, Cantor, McConnell, Reid, Obama, Schumer, etc. all in meetings together plotting to stop or demoralize conservatives, from the constant drumbeat for Romney to the multiple worthless government deals.
It’s clear as day what they’re up to. And I hope this article is right, that the Tea Party has gone underground and will make its presence known when voting time comes!
I hope we are in the trenches, demonstrations are one thing, political action is another.
All the more reason one Tea Party member should say NO to the unanimous consent vote Boehner wants on the 2-month payroll tax cut(?); to force Boehner to call the House back into session for a recorded vote.
Those who fool themselves into believing the TEA party is gone and over do so at their own risk.
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