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

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

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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