Tea Parties to RNC: Hey, Nice Pander
Benjy Sarlin talks to Tea Party leaders — the type of people who were supposed to be the targets of RNC fundraising appeals discussed in a leaked 72-page document on how to bring in more cash — and finds a lot of irritation. Judson Phillips of Tea Party Nation gets at the heart of it:
They freaking don’t get it. Our motives are patriotic. Can they be any more insulting? I guess they could have called us teabaggers, but Holy Cow, I’m so blown away by the whole thing I’m just sitting here stunned.