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    defluxion10, TracieLynn

    The Tea Parties have always been a Catch-22 for the GOP.  After the 2008 elections the GOP was demoralized, and desperately needed energy, so they turned their party over to the fringe right.

    I'm very happy for the latest developments, because it creates openings here in Georgia.  GA, needless to say, has an active and wacky Tea Party movement, with Amy Kremer (of Glenn Beck Agenda 21 fame) as its most visible figure.  The decision of Saxby Chambliss to retire was probably due more to his weakness in the face of a wingnut primary challenge than his official reason.

    So, as many crazy people as we have in Georgia, not even a majority of people who vote Republican are certifiably crazy.  Eventually the Buckhead Republicans will get fed up with the Amy Kremers, Paul Brouns, and Phil Gingreys.

    The Democratic Party of Georgia is lethargic at this point,  so to some extent we're depending on passive events (like demographic changes) or luck (like the GOP going totally batshit crazy).   When aggressive intervention fails, I'll take luck any day of the week.

    by larryfeltonj on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 05:38:00 AM PST

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