From the very beginning of the Tea Party movement, it was recognized by backers of big government as a grass roots movement opposing big government and liberal fiscal policies.
It was therefore targeted to be demonized before it grew and attracted moderates with similar beliefs. A constant drumbeat of racism, ignorance and general extremism was, and still is ceaseless, whether there's any evidence or not.
The latest IRS revelations are simply more evidence of the effort to crush the Tea Party.
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