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Tea Party Leader Nixes Plans To Burn Pelosi And Perriello In Effigy

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Looks like plans to burn Nancy Pelosi in effigy are proving too hot for the Tea Party brigade's most hot-headed leaders.

A Virginia Tea Party leader has nixed his group's plan to burn Pelosi and Dem Rep. Tom Perriello in effigy to protest the health care plan -- which garnered national attention last week -- telling me he's "disappointed" that liberal blogs and others had wrongly persuaded people that the group intended violence.

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