Tea Party

The American people spoke and sent a message to Washington - and it was more decisive than it has been in a while.
My faith in Obama was justified. We won again - and I don't mean just Obama, the Democrats or the people who voted for him. I truly believe that every man, woman and child - no matter what colour their skin, ancestry, faith or sexual orientation - has won something from the re-election of Barack Obama as the President of the United States.
Republican and Tea Party pundits have talked about the potential for these burgeoning groups to change their voting preferences over time. But the GOP clearly risks long-term demographic suicide if its leaders continue their love-hate relationship with the centre without finding more imaginative ways to meet these voters halfway.
A State Senate candidate’s imaginative past has caught up with her after comments she reportedly made claiming Harry Potter
If the name David Frum is at all familiar to British ears, it is generally closely accompanied by "the man who coined the phrase 'Axis of Evil'". This may be enough for some readers to dismiss anything he has to say as the work of a crypto-fascist, imperialist running dog, but they do so at their peril.
The most surprising thing about Dick Lugar, a highly respected 6 term incumbent who last won re-election with over 80% of the vote, losing his primary to a hard-line Conservative earlier this year, was that actually no one really was surprised.
No.But since you asked, and for those of you are not that interested but want to sound like you have been reading the Washington Post everyday, then here is a summary as to why he wont win in ten easy steps...
British voters have elected George Galloway of the Respect Party to Parliament in an admittedly spectacular electoral coup.
One of the most enduring fruit loops in Russian politics, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, has found himself in no little trouble after one of his election campaign videos showed him flogging a donkey... how long before we see Nick Griffin slapping a meerkat around the face whilst imploring punters "Don't be simples, vote BNP"?
The GOP or Grand Old Party is trying to re-invent itself by combining the Tea Party Movement, the Libertarians, the Religious Right and the establishment wing of the party into one big "Happy Family".