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Thursday, December 3, 2009

What NY-23 Really Meant

It is time to dismantle a myth that everyone should be able to clearly see through by now, but which sadly persists. That myth is that the Tea Party movement is driven by extreme, partisan wingnuts, toeing the line of the Republican Party.

For anyone who actually paid attention to them instead of dismissing them offhand, it was clear from the beginning that they were about principle, not partisanship, but most of the mainstream media and Democrat politicians smeared them as "astro-turf" organized by the Republican Party and Fox news.

Not only was this not true, but the very opposite became apparent during the NY-23 Congressional election.

Read the rest of my article here.