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Walker Victory: This Is What the Tea Party Is About
Patriot Post ^ | June 8, 2012 | Mona Charen

Posted on 06/09/2012 2:01:32 PM PDT by QT3.14

Though it hasn't been celebrated as such, Scott Walker's victory in Wisconsin represents the full flowering of the tea party movement. It is also a sign -- among others -- that the Republican Party has recaptured its ideological core.

The tea partyers are often mischaracterized as extreme right-wingers. Thus, proponents of same-sex marriage or unrestricted abortion will invoke "tea party" elements as those most opposed to their efforts. That's off target. Though many in the movement may have conservative social views, those weren't the issues that spurred them to organize, demonstrate and vote.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: democrat; indiana; louisiana; milwaukee; newjersey; newmexico; republican; scottwalker; teaparty; tombarrett; unions; virginia; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown
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To: QT3.14
"...the Republican Party has recaptured its ideological core."

Excuse me, but isn't the Republican party about to nominate a homo agenda supporting, gun grabbing, left-wing judge appointing, tax raising, abortion mandating, government health care loving, liberal for president?

What's this about "recapturing its ideological core"?

21 posted on 06/09/2012 10:26:18 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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