White House and Congressional Democratic strategists are trying to energize dispirited Democratic voters over the coming six weeks, in hopes of limiting the party’s losses and keeping control of the House and Senate. The strategists see openings to exploit after a string of Tea Party successes split Republicans in a number of states, culminating last week with developments that scrambled Senate races in Delaware and Alaska.
As this post's headline implies, I can't wait for this idiot and his clown troupe to start such follies. They are clueless about the calculus of this whole thing by characterizing the Tea Party sentiment as right-wing extremism. Ironically, former president -- and serial-dress-soiler -- Clinton almost nails it when he says people are pissed and that's why there's a Tea Party movement:
On CBS' "Face the Nation," Clinton said many Americans were bitter that banks and other "people who caused these problems" had recovered while ordinary people had not.
"There is a general revolt against bigness," he said.
Clinton said that in the Republican Party, this translates to an insurrection against big government instead of big business. He questioned, though, if the Tea Party wanted to roll back initiatives such as healthcare reform, Wall Street oversight reform and student-loan reform.
"I don't know where they stand but I get why they're popular," the former president said..
The NYT link? Are you serious? No way I am paving the way for that rag's hits. Go to Drudge or dig it up yourself.