Tea Party members try to explain why they hate Obama
Clue: it involves lots of tyranny and socialism. And, er. . .
As if we needed it, here is yet more proof that a British Tea Party movement -- as championed by Daniel Hannan -- is definitely, absolutely not what the Conservative party needs.
In this great video from New Left Media (definitely worth watching the full 11 and a half minutes), Tea Party members (try/fail to) explain what exactly it is they're so angry about. And what are they angry about? Well, apart from "socialism" and "tyranny", most of them aren't really sure.
Watch out for the wild eyed guy at 8mins 17secs, with his very cogent take on immigration ("If you kick them all out, who's going to pick the fruit? Who's going to wash the dishes in the restaurants?"), or the people -- yes, more than one person -- around the 6min mark who suggest getting rid of the department of education as a way to cut government spending.
Then again, the current measured approach doesn't seem to be helping the Tories much. Perhaps some straight-up insanity is what this campaign is missing.
Tags: US Politics