Change the moniker, improve on messaging, increase the spirit,
“I am really sorry to say this, but the “tea party” is filled with a bunch of populists, without conservative leadership. The movement was great, but unfortunately ( maybe not so bad ) a learning experience to the ways of our enemies. “The TEA Party” is tainted, not by their actions, but their inactions against the media.
Change the moniker, improve on messaging, increase the spirit,”
The TP was effective in 2010 because the left was surprised, and hadn’t figured out to combat it. But with time, they learned to find the most extreme example from the TP, and use those to label Republicans in general.
The TP provided examples, since it is decentralized and not policed.
Without thinking it through, while the GOP does infighting like over Rove, the left gathers the material.