- Nov 24, 2009
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- San Francisco
- Political Leaning
Excerpted from “A Tea Party Manifesto; The movement is not seeking a junior partnership with the Republican Party. It is aiming for a hostile takeover.” By DICK ARMEY AND MATT KIBBE, Op-ed, The Wall Street Journal, AUGUST 17, 2010
[SIZE="+2"]T[/SIZE]he tea party movement has blossomed into a powerful social phenomenon because it is leaderless—not directed by any one mind, political party or parochial agenda.
… The tea party movement is not seeking a junior partnership with the Republican Party, but a hostile takeover of it. …
Methinks G.O.P. “junior partner” would be a high goal for tea party movement members albeit there have been a few breakthroughs like the candidacies of Rand Paul and Sharron Angle.