Liberal Academics vs. Tea Party
Activists labeled devout, racists
- Duration 6:49
- Date Sep 6, 2011
Activists labeled devout, racists
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Welcome back to the five.
-- the American Political Science Association conference.
Or stupid long title for short fifty some professors presented papers suggesting that Tea Party years are lovable misunderstood pumpkins.
Not really they -- them as racist religious creeds which is no surprise given that that was the professors initial assumption and they simply fastened the questionnaire.
To bolster their own biases.
And herein lies one difference between the Tea Party and academics -- year.
In the Tea Party is nuts over time they will be found out.
Not so -- academics they can publish all kinds of bitter -- dribble including thinly veiled attacks on people they hate because they're immune to actual competition.
Without tenure they be living under overpasses.
But why -- -- this -- to Begin with well according to its critics the Tea Party is a small percentage of voters.
Yet it's haters including unions the media that dams and now academia.
Those factions are not united by race but by ideology.
In -- that hatred for the Tea Party is really just here a movement.
Representing the principle of limited government poses a legitimate threat to those who embrace self interest and entitlement.
-- -- -- -- -- -- And -- I'm very good.
You know I and the British citizens offends -- defensive group's artists right who I don't I don't agree with that.
They did not call them racist and they said they were racially intolerant and there's a big difference there's a big givers could actually get session awful lot but right lot of groups.
And racial and -- means when they asked them.
Could blacks do more to help themselves.
There was but majority -- to -- report polled said yes they could now there's I don't see any role that look.
I've I've met a lot of Tea Party people -- -- perfectly fine people that they're nice people have been nice to meet you nice to me which just try hard to believe but let let's also try to keep in mind -- I I got a little upset this morning draw no Armenian.
Because -- -- a board let me explain you with the Tea Party is -- People this country relate to the Tea Party if you look we bring this you have to you'll see that it is is my segment and obviously I'm Nike my boredom okay.
What that the -- -- -- -- Tea Party 22%.
Now let me add to that that's one in five people in America.
That's a minority of a minority secondly.
There negatives are three to one over their part of why does it why isn't a sex well I thought well here's here's why much of your friend because our best bet they have in their own way out given credit for this they have intimidating captured the Republican Party.
The Republican Party has now become the party of the Tea Party and here's one thing -- Barack Obama needs He needs somebody who emerge as a -- as a Republican nominee.
Who was labeled a Tea Party candidate if He gets that he'll be -- you know gonna walk which is why by the way.
That Romney is both and the wanted try to be nice jump in the primaries and back off from him He wants Perry to be labels keep part of -- you're -- doesn't give you -- version.
You're dead Bob President Obama poll out today in the Washington Post not exactly a conservative publication says that fifty cent 56%.
Sorry of Americans want smaller government.
That it did the children -- yeah -- -- Money teens had can't I don't know in his -- on it is not is He -- does come to see only to Danielle not the only time.
-- -- -- it is there was a question Aston.
I think with the Washington Post pull the bit.
In terms of bigger -- under government or smaller government that's -- I think they're having a hard time.
Nailing down what exactly is -- Tea Party person because I recognize that -- Democrats will try to label any Republican as a Tea Party person but.
-- -- -- peeling back the layers and take off the labels and you look.
-- I know labels exactly but if you start realizing okay wait there are some common ground here principles that unite them that are actually.
There's not not racially tinged.
There and that there are some common grounds it -- small government or probably emotional reunion these entities are you may pop these people these people believe in the original interpretation of the constitution.
And it ought to be frozen where was the fact is the original constitution allowed races tonight and in this country or did not allow women to vote.
-- that these -- the people that's what they say when they.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It's -- can't -- I just point out that guy's not -- it's it's simply taxed enough already tea yeah that's that's it that's it they want smaller government they want lower taxes.
End -- story there's no race involved have you know social but you know like any al-Qaeda wants little I would I would ask you pleased to reach of their literature countered that -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- This one other thing that we keep try to talk about we navigated the Starbucks.
Is holding a town hall tonight because apparently you know he's ticked off because there's no compromise and happening amongst our politicians name's Howard Schultz.
I think he's a Ben -- crybaby.
-- that's a little bit of Vegas dad got the biggest and did you think this is gonna help.
I think it's a really risky move and -- went in the history.
Of business have you ever seen a CEO.
To rest -- got -- addresses customers.
And take a political stance and the most political stance you took with the letter that He sent out.
Last week to purse I got one to his customers talking until we actually get a meaningful deal on the debt so we actually.
Trash -- the debt deal that they had in Washington.
I think it's a risky move He should just focus on his Starbucks and do what He does best and keep his nose and He wants it clean the restrooms.
Now clean impress your friends that makes it that as a customer services uniform across Starbucks -- to get admire him because.
There's been -- --