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Seems like as good as a metaphor for the tea party as any. Except that the tea party was merely a rebranding of the hard-core conservatives in the first place.
This is what GOP brand poisoning looks like
The most recent national survey from the Quinnipiac Polling Institute suggests a serious image problem for the Republican Party, with just 28 percent of voters saying they have a favorable view of the GOP and 57 percent saying they have an unfavorable one. Tuesday night offered a demonstration of why this is, with voters in several states siding against some of the most prominent faces and ideas of the Tea Party-era Republican Party. . .
Read more at: Salon