Unflattering shot of Angle from (I'm not joking) FOX "News"
I already used "TeaGasm" for the response to some of the primary election results last night. There are a lot of teabag jokes I could make, but I think I'll leave it there. Anyway, the real test of Tea Party power will be right here in my state of Nevada. Sharron Angle, the "Tea Party Express" candidate toppled Republican former front runner, Sue Lowden (the Chicken Lady) for a chance to beat Senator Harry Reid. Of course, the Tea Baggers are a fractious group, and not all of them accept Tea Party Express as the "real" Tea Party.
"Tea Party Nation," a rival group, endorsed Danny Tarkanian, who came in third. So not all of them are happy. But they're swinging their bags proudly tonight, declaring their movement to be ascendant. I guess we'll see in November, won't we? I for one am heartened to already be reading that Angle is a terrible public speaker, and will really have her work cut out for her. Also, it has been widely reported that not only is Angle way behind in financing, but Harry Reid wanted to run against her. You've irked me in the past, Harry, but I'm with you on this one.
Angle Win Sets First True Tea Party Vs. Obama Fight
With the landslide victory of ex-Assemblywoman Sharron Angle on Tuesday as the Republican picked to take on Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada is now officially host to the purest battle between the ideologies of the tea party and President Barack Obama.
Angle, who sat at a measly 5 percent in the polls in April before the national umbrella group Tea Party Express endorsed her and funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars into her campaign, garnered 40 percent of the GOP vote to crush one-time front-runner Sue Lowden by 14 points. . .
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