Tea Party movement


Obama: ‘I See a Straight Line’ from Sarah Palin to Donald Trump

Louis Nelson in Politico notes President Obama’s comments in a recent interview with New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait, in which Obama says that he sees “a straight line” starting from the vice presidential nomination of former Alaska governor Sarah Palin to the rise of the tea party movement to the candidacy of Donald Trump.


Glenn Beck’s NYT Op-Ed Likens Black Lives Matter to the Tea Party

In an op-ed for the New York Times titled “Empathy for Black Lives Matter,” The Blaze founder Glenn Beck compares the Black Lives Matter movement to the Tea Party and describes Black Lives Matter “believers” as “decent, hardworking, patriotic Americans” who “feel disenfranchised and aggrieved.” This op-ed comes on the heels of more bad news for Beck’s terminally cash-strapped conservative media empire.


Exclusive — Alabama’s Becky Gerritson: Martha Roby Making ‘Huge Mistake’ If She Backs Paul Ryan For Speaker

Becky Gerritson, a Tea Party movement leader from Alabama who is running against her GOP congresswoman Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) in a primary, is drawing a line in the sand when it comes to the Speakership vote: Absolutely, no way no how, should Roby vote for the pro-amnesty, pro-Obamatrade House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for Speaker of the House should he run.

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Tea Party Activists Blast Beck Over Racism Charges

Glenn Beck’s very public psychological disintegration is reaching new levels. On Tuesday, he made an unsubstantiated claim on his nationally syndicated radio program about the character of Tea Party activists who support Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump.