Tea Party videos just keep filtering in, and the right is working hard to build the fiction that this is not just about hating Barack Obama. The latest exhibit: A group of tea partiers mercilessly booing a GOP Rep and candidate for SC Governor:(h/t HuffPo)
Well, I guess if they want, I’ll concede that they’e also able to hate any of their own who deviate slightly from their amorphous agenda. I’m not sure how that’s a win. 98% of the signs and t-shirts at these rallies tell a different story. A story that includes people like this:
I realize that citizen journalists are bound to seek out video that buttresses their own point of view, but are you telling me that conservatives don’t have flipcams? This lady, and the ones with the really hateful signs, might be aberrations, but where are the clips of fellow tea-baggers ostracizing them?
Janeane Garofalo was wrong to say what she did, and I’m not afraid to point that out. Where are the brave tea-baggers telling these people they’ve crossed the line?