4. Yup, they suckered the bottom of the barrel to get it too
But I've pointed out before that the Repubs don't chase votes- that would be silly. The can Diebold those. Instead, they're trying to build the illusion that somehow they are legitimate and represent someone other than the 1%...otherwise people might dig deeper into the election fraud and fight harder when someone like Bush takes us into trillion dollar wars.
The Tea Party plot is about manufacturing consent, IMO, and that starts and ends with money, not people.