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Response to cali (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:24 AM

3. The Tea Party was a good thing.

 

When it first started, before becoming nothing more than the crackpot wing of the Republican Party, the Tea Party was a small movement of people dissatisfied with the candidates they were offered. They were unhappy with their party's cozy relationship with big special interests, and were looking for a more populist slant, some way to gain attention for issues important to ordinary people.

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