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Old 04-05-2009, 09:26 PM
 
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I'm not sure. What do you think?

I personally think any anti-tea party turnout will be very small as most tea parties will be fairly small in relative terms (thinking a few thousand people at the average ones - maybe a little more in the larger cities - and maybe a one or two of 10k+, perhaps in ATL as Hannity will be there to provide the "star power").

But it would be neat if the numbers were about equal between tea partiers and protesters who feel Obama is doing well so far. Of course, that would assume the ground movement from Obama's election cared enough to attend these tea parties and protest them. I'm just not sure that will happen, especially considering that most of these events will probably take place in red states/red areas.

Your thoughts?
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Old 04-05-2009, 09:28 PM
 
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Whoops - typo in the title. If a mod could add the word "will", I would appreciate it. If not, I admit to sounding uneducated due to a typo .
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Old 04-05-2009, 09:35 PM
 
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There aren't enough pro-Obama people available to start rallies. Most of these folks have their heads buried in facebook, their ears welded to their iDork gadgets, or eyes glued to Dr. Phil. It'll even be harder to find pro-Obama people when the real recession starts.
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Old 04-05-2009, 09:42 PM
 
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Weekend liberals were only loyal to the thought of electing the first black President, and nothing more. I believe there will be small factions of anti-tea party protesters, but nothing that is representative of the numbers that turned out to get him elected. He's in office now, why should they care?
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:10 PM
 
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There aren't enough pro-Obama people available to start rallies. Most of these folks have their heads buried in facebook, their ears welded to their iDork gadgets, or eyes glued to Dr. Phil. It'll even be harder to find pro-Obama people when the real recession starts.
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:14 PM
 
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He's in office now, why should they care?
That's what I am thinking - but in a differerent way. I think more would protest the tea-part rallies if they believed that the tea-party rallies would actually influence anything. But because of a mediocre influence (at most) these things will have, and the fact that the president 50+ percent of the people wanted is in office ... I will agree with you in that there will not be much anti-tea party turnout.

However, I wanted to see if others felt any differently.
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:17 PM
 
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There don't need to be anti-tea-party parties. The teabaggers do a fine job all by themselves.

Seriously, though. The tea party movement is just the conservatives experiencing leftover bitterness from having their worldview exposed as the complete and utter failure that it is. They'll rage and stomp their feet and wave their misspelled signs. And they will change nothing. President Obama's policies will eventually get us out of the mess that the conservatives made, and life will go on.
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:21 PM
 
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There don't need to be anti-tea-party parties. The teabaggers do a fine job all by themselves.
How many times have liberal retards used the word "loose" to mean lose on C/D?

The count is practically endless.
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:26 PM
 
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Having difficulty using the English language?
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Old 04-05-2009, 10:43 PM
 
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Whoops - typo in the title. If a mod could add the word "will", I would appreciate it. If not, I admit to sounding uneducated due to a typo .
I didn't even notice, many times with typos like that the brain will cause a person to read it as if the obvious word were there. It would be silly to criticize someone for an obvious typo like that.
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