…also applies to our national politics in Washington, DC. Those %*#@! Tea Partiers won’t shut up. Worse yet, having helped win a historic GOP landslide election that the Old Republicans could never have pulled off, they now won’t take their seats in the back of the bus like the establishment pols are telling them they must. Best example on the national scene, from an excellent article in Human Events naming Sen. Jim DeMint "Conservative of the Year" :
The letter made a number of his Republican colleagues in the Senate furious. But the letter also put Senate Democrats on notice that the incoming Senate Republicans were not going to roll over. DeMint, more so than most other politicians, fully understands the tea party movement because he largely shares their world view.