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The American left has its own Tea Party, and itís coming for Donald Trump
Quartz ^ | September 16, 2017 | Max de Haldevang

Posted on 09/16/2017 9:59:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Tom MacArthur’s town-hall meeting should have been uneventful. It was May and MacArthur, a Republican congressman, had come home to New Jersey to talk to constituents, having won re-election with a hefty majority less than a year earlier. Normally, at such an event, he might have expected to field a couple of dozen idiosyncratic questions, trot out some polite replies, wrap up after an hour or so, and go home for an easy night’s sleep.

But it didn’t quite pan out like that.

Six days earlier, the House of Representatives had voted to pass the American Health Care Act, which was predicted to leave millions of Americans without health insurance. MacArthur had written the amendment that had revived the bill, after an earlier version failed to garner enough support. Now, nearly a thousand furious protesters carrying mock-ups of their would-be gravestones were outside the town-hall venue to greet him. The few allowed inside spent five full hours savaging him. “You have been the single greatest threat to my family in the entire world,” one man screamed, in a 10-minute tirade that soon flew around the liberal internet....

(Excerpt) Read more at qz.com ...


TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: antifa; congress; democrats; leftistteaparty; teaparty; trump
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1 posted on 09/16/2017 9:59:14 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Left is treason party, not tea party.


2 posted on 09/16/2017 10:00:22 PM PDT by sagar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Okay. Sit next to Air America and Occupy America.


3 posted on 09/16/2017 10:01:54 PM PDT by sparklite2 (I'm less interested in the rights I have than the liberties I can take.)
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To: sagar

With the leftist antifa’s obsession with throwing bottles of urine at people, they are more aptly renamed as the Pee Party.

Or with their miniscule self esteem, small-mindedness, and questionable manliness, they can go with the Pea Party.

Lol!


4 posted on 09/16/2017 10:09:09 PM PDT by Vision Thing (You see the depths of our hearts, and You love us the same...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Paid protestors are no tea party. Just another astroturfing operation by the Dems.


5 posted on 09/16/2017 10:14:33 PM PDT by JohnyBoy (We should forgive communists, but not before they are hanged.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The American left has its own Tea Party,

Is that you Antifa?

6 posted on 09/16/2017 10:20:43 PM PDT by SmokingJoe
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“Paid protestors are no tea party. Just another astroturfing operation by the Dems”

I think you called it correctly.


7 posted on 09/16/2017 10:21:08 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: JohnyBoy
Paid protestors are no tea party. Just another astroturfing operation by the Dems.

Well said!

8 posted on 09/16/2017 10:33:34 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Liberals think in propaganda)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Got to be soros and company financing this angle, I’ve seen huge billboards claiming my republican congressman is planning to take away their heathcare. This is their angle yet again with the free/subsidied garbage.


9 posted on 09/16/2017 10:53:01 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The difference being that the Tea Party movement loves America and its constitution. It chose to exercise political power through the vote....and will continue the o do so.

These little teerps at Quartz and those like them are commies and useful idiots. They use violence and lies. They will lose


10 posted on 09/16/2017 10:53:35 PM PDT by Nifster (I see puppy dogs in the clouds)
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Just like they were going to have their own talk radio network.


11 posted on 09/16/2017 10:55:57 PM PDT by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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I’ve seen huge billboards claiming my republican congressman is planning to take away their healthcare.

Their healthcare has already been stolen from them and they're just too ignorant to realize it. The thief was the usurper Barak Hussein Obama and his democrappy party.

12 posted on 09/16/2017 11:46:22 PM PDT by Bullish (Whatever it takes to MAGA)
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To: ifinnegan

LOL... Yeah that went real well. There were probably about 12 people total listening at the end of all that.


13 posted on 09/16/2017 11:53:55 PM PDT by Bullish (Whatever it takes to MAGA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Tax Everyone Absolutely”?


14 posted on 09/16/2017 11:59:44 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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To: sparklite2

Whatever happened to the astroturf Coffee Party?


15 posted on 09/17/2017 12:00:14 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Did Barack Obama denounce Communism and dictatorships when he visited Cuba as a puppet of the State?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pink Pussies, Antifata, Black Lives Matters, Indivisibles, Planned Parenthood...

ALL ANTI-AMERICAN.


16 posted on 09/17/2017 2:19:49 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm 33:12)
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Dems don't normally have strong voter turnout in midterms (I think that's true...) whereas in 2018 I believe they will be more determined than we've seen in years! We are going to have to turnout BIGLY:) to hold the house and pickup in Senate! No witchcraft candidates or we're screwed!
17 posted on 09/17/2017 2:55:04 AM PDT by GizzyGirl
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To: ifinnegan

“Just like they were going to have their own talk radio network”

Duplicity of effort. NPR was already in place.


18 posted on 09/17/2017 3:13:04 AM PDT by Clutch Martin (Hot sauce aside, every culture has its pancakes, , just as every culture has its noodle.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That must be the melding of antifa and blm....


19 posted on 09/17/2017 4:21:40 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The left’s version of a TEA party is Antifa which is a criminal organization so they are no threat.


20 posted on 09/17/2017 4:31:23 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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