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Wed Nov 3, 2021, 07:46 PM Nov 2021

Enough is enough. It's time for the Democratic party to accept the truth [View all]

Last edited Wed Nov 3, 2021, 09:37 PM - Edit history (1)

Thr truth is that there is no longer a Republican party.

The truth is that the Republican party that existed prior to Ronald Reagan is no more.

The truth is the Republican party began to devolve, slowly at first, but at an accelerated pace when the first manifestation of the Tea Party, Newt Gingrich became speaker.

The truth is that the likes of Jordan and Cruz and their ilk enjoy being identified as Republicans.

The truth is that being identified as Republicans gives them shelter.

It's time to call it like it is.

It's time for all Democrats to tell the truth.

It's time for every Democrat, whether elected or not, to refer to the opposition as the Tea Party whenever the opportunity exists.

The next time Chuck or Nancy or Joe speak in public they need to refer to the opposition as Tea Party Minority Leaders McConnell etc.

When Chuck Toad refers to Republicans during an interview the Democrat responding should ensure that the response directly includes the term Tea Party in lieu of Republican.

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This isn't the tea party we knew ten years ago. padfun Nov 2021 #1
I disagree bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #2
After looking into it a bit more, I'm thinking maybe you're right. padfun Nov 2021 #26
Most people by this time have no idea or interest in who or what the tea party was. enough Nov 2021 #3
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2021 #4
We need to define who they are and relentlessly repeat it Generic Brad Nov 2021 #9
Thank you...n/t bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #10
It's apparent, based on the responses bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #12
They are liars Generic Brad Nov 2021 #23
Tea Party? 2012 called, wants you to join the present- the term is White Nationalists Fiendish Thingy Nov 2021 #5
Fascist Party is what I was thinking mvd Nov 2021 #6
+1 Jilly_in_VA Nov 2021 #7
That's not going to weed work though bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #20
Well I just think Tea Party doesn't quite fit mvd Nov 2021 #25
The Tea Party was far more Populist than the modern Republicans, so I can't agree. Decoy of Fenris Nov 2021 #8
Can you show me where the Tea Party populism reflected bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #13
I'd have to go dig back through Upstate NY's elections a decade ago. Decoy of Fenris Nov 2021 #14
Thanks... bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #15
Oh, no need for editing. I think your general premise is on point. Decoy of Fenris Nov 2021 #16
I get where you're coming from bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #18
Probably not, no. Although politics has gotten crazy in the past few decades, so... n/t Decoy of Fenris Nov 2021 #19
Thanks... bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #17
I think we should just call them fascists. BlueTsunami2018 Nov 2021 #11
I wish there was a voting option for eye roll. BannonsLiver Nov 2021 #21
Done...n/t bluecollar2 Nov 2021 #22
2009 called and wants its dated movement back Celerity Nov 2021 #24
i don't know. people don't pay attention Demovictory9 Nov 2021 #27
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