I think that’s most of my problem with the whole Tea Party movement. The gist of what they’re saying sounds logical to those who aren’t educated in the ways of politics, and they use that logic to prey on the ignorant.
Their M.O. is to make themselves sound like an average citizen struggling to get by, and John Q. Minimum Wage has no idea that most of the Tea Partiers are extremely wealthy. They collect the votes of people with legitimate financial struggles in order to put plans in place that will protect their fortunes, often at the cost of us low or middle class citizens.
Which is why I’m always kind of excited when Tea Partiers are caught with their financial pants down. It gives me hope that the misguided people following them in droves will see the light.
Congressman Joe Walsh of Illinois, he who has accused Barack Obama of “spending like a drunken sailor”, allegedly owes well over $100,000 in back child support.
For those of you unfamiliar with the child support concept, there is a standard …