|The Tea Party can't help it: It's in their Nature|
This well worn fable is an excellent metaphor for the way the tea party supporters act. No matter the cost, no matter the facts, the tea party will stop at nothing to "win." And by win, I mean potentially wreck an already weak economy. Why? Because there is only one narrative--CUT--and that narrative cannot be undermined. Any who consider doing otherwise or even "working with the other side" will be summarily stung, even if it means drowning themselves as well.
We Now Live a World where Newt Gingrich is too Moderate...
“I don’t think right-wing social engineering is any more desirable than left-wing social engineering. I don’t think imposing radical change from the right or the left is a very good way for a free society to operate.” The hew and cry from the right was loud and clear: traitor!.