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A new Rasmussen poll finds that the tea party movement's popularity is growing, so much so that it garners more support than the Republican party on a generic Congressional ballot. The poll hints that the burgeoning discontent among conservatives within the GOP threatens to splinter the party at a time when the popularity of President Obama and the Democratic-controlled Congress are waning as we head into an election year.
The tea party movement was conceived out of antipathy for President Obama's economic stimulus plan and cultivated by groups like Freedom Works and conservative commenta
I think we're going to have an Independent candidate in 2012, if the government can still operate three years from now.
Originally posted by Hal9000
You can bet your bottom dollar that most of the Tea Part members are Republicans trying to re-invent themselves. They don't want to be associated with the previous administration, so they call themselves Tea Party Protesters. They are one in the same and people should be aware of that.