Skip to comments.Libs Can't Slay the Tea Party
Posted on 08/01/2012 2:38:24 PM PDT by Kaslin
RUSH: James Carville. You remember Brian Ross and George Stephanopoulos tried to tie the Tea Party to the mass murderer in Aurora, Colorado. Brian Ross, first thing out of his mouth, (doing impression) "George, we got big news here. There's a Tea Party member with the same name."
"Really? That could be big, Brian."
"Yeah, George, it could be really big. We're not sure, we don't know for sure, but it could be, George, that the mass murderer at The Dark Knight Rises is a member of the Tea Party."
The Daily Beast had a headline back in February: "Tea Party is Dead. How the movement fizzled in the 2012 Republican primaries." And then there was James Carville, (impression) "The Tea Party, the Tea Party is over."
"Liberal political consultant James Carville sent a fundraising email to supporters of upstate New York congresswoman Louise Slaughter entitled 'The Tea Party is Over.' ... 'These Tea Party Republicans have worn out their welcome. But Im telling you -- getting rid of em wont be easy. Theyre not leaving on their own. Were going to have to boot them out the door like unwanted house guests,' Mr. Carville wrote." They have wanted you to believe the Tea Party is finished ever since the 2010 mid-terms, and the reason that they thought they could get away with it was the Tea Party started as a protest movement and then it matured and grew, and the Tea Party has become one of the largest grassroots political organizations. It is an organization that this country hasn't seen in a long time. And candidate after candidate after candidate are winning nomination races and then winning elections.
Ted Cruz, Tea Party candidate, won the Republican runoff for the Texas seat of Kay Bailey Hutchison yesterday. And listen to how Politico reports this. This is The Politico reporting on Ted Cruz's stunning victory over David Dewhurst. Note the violent language here. "The storm-the-gates conservative movement that keeps finding ways to stick it to the establishment did it again Tuesday night in Texas, this time propelling the insurgent campaign of an Ivy League-educated son of a Cuban immigrant, Ted Cruz, to perhaps its most impressive victory yet."
Throughout this story, the language is violent. The Tea Party bash rages on. The storm-the-gates movement that keeps finding ways to stick it to the establishment. You'll note the media never talks that way about the violent Occupy Wall Street crowd. The Politico also never manages to mention that Ted Cruz won by more than 13 points despite being outspent by nearly three to one by Dewhurst. Instead, The Politico notes that Dewhurst finished 11 points ahead of Cruz in the primary and was seen as the prohibitive favorite. What does that matter now?
All that means is you should never believe the news media when they call anyone a prohibitive favorite. They had Dewhurst up by 11 points. They thought this was in the tank. And Cruz wins by 13. Don't believe the polls. The media, Politico, whoever, had no desire for Ted Cruz to win this. It's never, ever good news for the news media when the Tea Party wins elections.
RUSH: This is Ted Cruz in Houston at his campaign headquarters last night speaking about his victory in the primary runoff.
CRUZ: Tonight is a victory for the grassroots. It is a testament to Republican women, to Tea Party leaders, and to grassroots conservatives. Millions of Texans, millions of Americans are rising up to reclaim our country to defend liberty, and to restore the Constitution.
RUSH: That is exactly right. It's one of the best-kept secrets going, if your only source for information on such things is the mainstream media. This Chick-fil-A thing is just one microcosm example of it.
If the establishment ‘Pubbies don’t get on board with us, they will drive their party to extinction.
And, it will be no big loss. The Tea Party is alive and well, thank you very much and I had to drive all over 2 counties to find where my polling place had moved just so I could help make sure that Cruz won.
That’s not a bad thing, though. It starts making people think the Tea Party is independent - and it is looking more and more like a viable ‘third party’ sort of alternative.
Many people are saying “a pox on both their houses” for both the Democrats and the establishment Republicans. The Tea Party is something new and different - and unprecedented in modern American politics.
I think a nice Christmas card for Carvelle and his socialist democrat buddies would be a family portrait of THE PALIN’s enjoying CUP OF TEA during the holidays, wishing them all a happy 2013.
The TEA party never went away, it just doesn’t spend a lot of time and energy on wasteful endeavors which seem solely designed to make it into the news cycle. They save their time, energy, and money for things that will make a difference.
In this day and age, when the MSM resorts to virtually any tactic they can conceive of to downplay and marginalize Conservative and Christian values, those protests take interesting shapes and venues.
The TEA Party victory in Texas, the swamped Chick-fil-A shops nationwide, in countless other ways and places, Americans are gearing up for a fight.
Call it a preview of the tsunami that is approaching in November. I don’t just think we are going to win big. It’s going to be an absolute blowout of such proportions that the Democrat Party will never recover.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, and Obama has swung things so far out left, the return swing is going to be devastating.
It’s not the libs they need to worry about - it’s the country club republicans that are the real enemy.
There are far far more people that are “Tea Party” people than any on some “list” or role call..
Literally no one knows who Tea Party sympathizers are .. NO ONE..
No Pollster does, no pundit does, no news anchor does..
Thats really what the Tea party is all about.. the very concept of it..
Tea Partiers are republicans, democrats, libertarians..
but probably NOT any communists(socialists)...