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My next guest was a Tea Party favorite 22010 mid term election and experience firsthand the vicious attacks of the mainstream media.
And while Christine O'Donnell was unsuccessful in defeating Chris -- -- in the senate race site -- she's still fighting for the Tea Party principles.
And she explains why are brand new book.
Troublemaker what it takes to make America great again Christine O'Donnell could still -- her real hair is funny -- put your neck out there and and get -- not been.
That's not a fun now it's not -- but more trouble makers need to step up to the plate and put their name in the ballots in.
And challenge the status quo for gonna get our country back and that's I hope that this book does I talk about the stories and everything that I had to fight against ever since I made the decision to run -- on the establishment will not always welcome you with open arms and.
Look I AM I've experiences -- in the last debate for for example over the debt ceiling on I didn't like.
I know I like cut -- and -- like the Ryan plan so when I agreed with the Republicans -- I didn't like the compromise deal.
And you know the -- all the so while I'm like.
I'm sorry but I you know I wrote a book conservative victory gonna write a book of Republican -- right and I think for the Republican.
To -- they've got to be stand on those principles all the tea parties reminding him.
Absolutely and it's not just the Tea Party isn't made just of Republicans it's Democrats independents.
It's people who are frustrated with establishment politics.
As I define the establishment in my -- Establishment as anyone who's willing to compromise the principles to step on people in order to get ahead.
And what the Tea Party is reminding.
Those in Washington and those who played that you know I'll scratch your back you scratch -- game.
Is that there's.
Reawakening that's happening and that's where our hope lies for our current.
That's really just -- in the last segment I I do think there is a huge conservative ascendancy this -- second.
Most attended straw poll in Iowa history -- which is pretty interesting we saw the 2010 mid term election results.
The the argument that they're making and a ready apparently -- you're in a battle of Mike -- people at an apple the establishment which.
You know I guess that they don't like we say to that exactly it is my back extra -- up right there.
But the argument was then and is now Welsh He had a better chance of winning.
He's more quote moderate.
-- and that argument is made a lot and I think there are instances may be that may be some truth to that but how willing I -- -- have to decide people have to decide.
They be candidates more electable.
But maybe just basically electing a watered down Democrats.
Actually you know it's not only that it again I I did it.
This book is not just some of the behind the scenes stories but we get into the Wong.
I beat him.
Because people are waking up in recognizing that what Republicans in name only and Liberal Democrats.
But what establishment politicians represent.
Does not help the country and I think the electorate is more educated than ever and they know.
The principles on which our country was founded they know the common sense principles like you brought up the whole debt saying.
Why do we all shocked that our credit rating went down that what happened -- any.
I -- fascinating thing about that is that had the Tea Party planned then adopted to cut -- -- balance been adopted.
It met the east the stated standard -- S and -- right to avoid a downgrade.
I think party and it was interest think of the Democrats artist does of the Tea Party that -- -- President downgrades downgrade.
Exactly we're in trouble way before the Tea Party came on the scenes the Tea Party are the ones -- -- willing -- Say that the emperor has no clothes and what they're trying to do is discredit the messenger in all of this but.
What I'm hoping to doing my focus -- -- people that yeah me.
Major step forward in American history has -- because people have set and not -- enough.
They've taken a hit and they've decided -- tips for John regardless of the attacks that come their way look this I -- to before we.
Among the aired -- are on the I have ruled out a way so I'm not aware.
Union -- details you were told it wasn't gonna run.
Granite so it ran it.
-- I remember seeing it needing I -- for and I never liked it what did you what did you why didn't they get to run it if it keeps your campaign -- -- that well the first of all that is my mistake you know I going to -- Very much detail about the whole thing -- -- I'm not a witch you know -- I'd really was beginning to worry but I doubt.
But I did He tell about the thinking because there's a lesson that all about the -- that a lot I.
But all they -- -- First Kennedy called.
-- is why knowing I can feel your pain.
-- but doesn't sit in there -- cameras and first of I went against my gut and everything that that it enabled us to win the primary everything that enabled the victory in 2010.
Is because of this organic movement within the Tea Party that is not based on politics as usual but based on.
-- states and the convictions of the people who are propelling this movement finally questioning and running and I honestly don't now we'll say.
Christine O'Donnell troublemaker that you -- it's gonna -- I let my -- Time to check in with Greta --
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