04/17/2013 09:46 am ET

Former Tea Party Patriot Gives A Speech That Will Make Progressives Stand Up And Cheer: Upworthy

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Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark Meckler (who has since resigned from the organization) might be a conservative at heart, but this recent exchange with Joan Blades (co-founder, MoveOn.org) at Seattle's Citizen University conference is an inspiring reminder that "right" and "left" share a lot more common ground than people might think.

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