On Tuesday evening, several organizers of the Teaparty Movement and of the ultraconservative website 73wire.com hosted a telephone conference call for Teaparty activists to receive talking points directly.
Our politicians thrive on chastising the fictitious welfare queens who supposedly turn our hard-earned tax dollars into Cadillacs. But when it comes to Wall Street we let the welfare kings walk all over us.
It is worth remembering that Glenn Beck is not blocking the passage of a good health care bill. The old and new carny acts of the right aren't undermining the energy legislation or frustrating financial reform. To focus on who and what is standing in the way -- follow the money.
Leaders of the Tea Party movement are throwing their weight behind Republican Scott Brown's campaign for Ted Kennedy's vacated Senate seat. This is a significant departure from the movement's strategy thus far.