THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Beginning Of The End: Sarah Palin Hijacks The Tea Party Movement

By Kleinheider Posted on February 7, 2010 at 7:33 am

The tea party movement is dead. The one I was familiar with anyway. Judson Phillips held it down and Sarah Palin drove a stake right through its heart live last night on C-Span in front of an unsuspecting audience.

Sarah Palin didn’t give a tea party speech last night. She gave a partisan Republican address. It was a purely political speech designed to position her for a presidential run in 2012 or 2016. Period. She wasn’t there to celebrate the organic nature of a movement she had nothing to do with creating. She was there to co-opt the name and claim the brand as hers. And she did.

Read more: Nashville Post

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