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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Tea Party: It's all about Obama

Posted By on Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 7:06 AM

John Brummett talks with the UA's Angie Maxwell about recent polling on the Tea Party and its differences from other Republicans.

Core analysis: Fear of all the things that President Obama represents is the Tea Party's coalescing force. Take Obama away and you take away the Tea Party. Of course, he's going to be on the ballot in 2012, so ....

(This is not strictly a race-based analysis, by the way, though race is certainly an element in Obama's "otherness.")

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