When we say "wild," you say "how wild?" To commemorate this weekend's National Tea Party Convention, take a look back at some of the seminal moments of the movement's short history and vote for nuttiest.
CNBC's Rick Santelli gave an animated tirade from the floor of Chicago's Board of Trade in which he railed against bailouts, the stimulus package and Obama's mortgage plan. Many say this was the rant that launched a thousand more.
The Tea Party attitude is more predictive of approval for President Obama than education, race, religion and party affiliation. In addition, a very large portion of the likely electorate sides with or against Tea Partiers.
In attempt to make improvements on which we all agree, Obama confronts a wide ideological division and an opposition that is resolute in that they don't care how bad they make it for the American people.