Skip to comments.'Obama Has Underestimated the Frustration in the Country'
Posted on 09/16/2010 10:07:28 AM PDT by Schnucki
The dramatic ascent of the Tea Party continued in America this week, with the conservative movement scoring another surprise victory in the Republican primary in Delaware. German editorialists digested the news on Thursday and warned that both Republicans and Democrats were right to feel uneasy.
Even a few weeks ago, it was considered impossible that the Tea Party favorite Christine O'Donnell would win the primary in Delaware. She was long seen as being too far to the right to woo enough votes. On Tuesday, such predictions were consigned to the trash when O'Donnell beat a veteran congressman to secure the Republican nomination in the Delaware race for the US Senate.
The Tea Party movement has won a succession of Republican primaries, with its conservative, anti-establishment candidates. O'Donnell is known for her pro-gun, anti-abortion stance, as well as her belief that masturbation is a sin.
In the Delaware primary, O'Donnell got 53 percent of the vote, ousting Mike Castle, a long-standing politician who has represented his party as a state governor and in Congress.
"The people of Delaware have spoken. No more politics as usual," O'Donnell told enthusiastic fans after results came out. "The cause is restoring America."
In the weeks running up to her victory, O'Donnell gained publicity with endorsements from Sarah Palin, the former Republican vice presidential candidate, and the National Rifle Association.
Recent weeks have brought a string of successes for the Tea Party. In another boost to the grassroots movement, Carl Paladino, its candidate in New York, surprised pundits by wining the Republican nomination to run for governor in November.
The Tea Party movement has enjoyed a comet-like rise since last year. It provides a haven for voters for whom the mainstream Republican Party is not conservative enough, and its popularity is widely attributed to dissatisfaction
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More like renewed determination to bring appropriate CHANGE.
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Both men thought that Americans would consider themselves defeated. But it is not to be.
When I’ve traveled abroad I’ve always been intrigued by how much of the news is about American events and politics.
The perspective is often better than our own media can provide.
What, exactly, does she, The Tea Party, or REAL Republicans advocate that's "too far to the right"?
The Democrats vote lock-step for Socialized Medicine, a MASSIVE mortgage on our children's future, gay marriage, state sponsored abortion on demand, speech codes, cap and tax, and demonizes our Military, but we're too far to the right?
Which one of the above was considered a favorable thing 30 years ago? Which party has really moved?
“’Obama Has Underestimated the Frustration in the Country’”
I’m not so sure he give a crap one way or the other.
It is not “frustration” in the country. It the spirit of REBELLION! Rebellion against the Obama/Democrat Party’s marxist enslavement program for America.
OBOZO is only interested in himself and how much power he has. His actions and that of his party will go down in history as the biggest disaster this country has ever had.
Oh, they could. They just won't.
It’s not only Obama who is misinformed about the frustration of the country — so is Congress on both sides of the aisles.