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Some conservatives say it's time to -- policy IRS completely.
Is that -- re energizing the Tea Party we spoke with Dana -- -- the Dana show.
Nice to see -- Greta thanks for having -- back.
-- in light of all that's going out of the IRS targeting and the Tea Party groups is a Tea Party more fired up or as is or is it less fired up.
It seems to me that it's -- -- two point I think this is this the second coming of the Tea Party movement after the election everyone just sort of went into alone they gathered their strength again a lot of people who had never been involved in politics before understandably were burned out they don't live -- -- that like.
Some of -- political nerds -- So -- there's a lot of new energy there's a resurgence of energy and with the IRS -- to I think that this is attracted a lot of individuals before.
Who may be perhaps were put off by.
The Tea Party some of what they heard and the leftist media the messaging that they had about the Tea Party because I think people now -- are realizing.
This is really about limited government worried and warning that the word warning -- brother and on the left so to speak to say -- you know this edition scary because what happened.
If you get Republicans in the White House they could use these same things against you as are being used against us.
I do you do you respect for the Republicans -- gain respect from the Democrats.
Or in for the federal government and they see you as an annoyance Tea Party.
I think some will always see it as an annoyance I mean we're sort of battle and away like.
A little Nat that's that's buzzing around the head of big government -- certain Republicans who don't really like us I mean we've been called whacko birds by Senator John McCain and and we've been called even worse by folks on the left elected Democrat officials.
But that means we're doing our job if we're getting under their skin right gave where where we have an antagonistic relationship with the government so to speak and -- elected officials.
Not maliciously so but to have a relationship that's in the best interest of the people these folks derive their power from the consent of the governed and we're here to remind them of that.
Using establishes the relationship but -- -- highlight of the fact that the IRS specifically targeted him in -- not targeting yet the rest of us -- -- a -- in the Tea Party.
I mean it really is quite -- -- -- is a message from the federal government bailout they're getting -- and they've got they've got a message Gloria.
Oh absolutely absolutely I mean these weren't these.
Progressive -- I know that there are some Democrats.
I think it was Chuck Schumer and Dianne Feinstein I think perhaps some others who said well you know there are a couple of other groups targeted we're talking about -- Friday.
Hundred Tea Party groups that have been denied or had their tax exempt application sort of drawn down to a song and dance that's that's lasted for several years.
Progressives when they filed.
They didn't use the terms Tea Party dating -- the terms patriot I mean bolo be on the look out.
Was an inter departmental memo that was put out by the IRS specifically stating these are the terms that these groups are using.
To describe themselves seem to be on the lookout for these terms what the government did was set was to -- be on the lookout for the Tea Party.
What's politicians are really -- and get CEO as I assume the main Protestant -- look pandering to you I'm trying to make sitting at the Tea Party opponent.
As a Tea Party -- -- really any deal lot of pandering if it does grow because they like give up but.
Which which politicians do you think really get yeah.
I think there and that's a really great question there are certainly some here are a little bit antagonists and -- Mitch McConnell been kind of antagonistic towards the Tea Party.
And now because he's going to be facing reelection -- he's like the biggest conservative in the world -- I would say that by and large the folks who have been really really consistent.
Representative Michelle Bachmann Steve King Tom price Mike Lee Ted Cruz.
These are individuals to Pat Toomey who from the very beginning.
Either from the beginning of the movement or from -- beginning of their time as a public official.
Have really understood the goal and the message of the grassroots movement.
And today they've they've listened to the people and that's all that grassroots is ever want to -- they don't want to be there when politicians and and their pocket.
-- just want the politicians to listen to get it comes back to that consent of the governed.
Is there one serve I guess that -- -- the wish list -- think gripe about the Tea Party could select -- for someone to run for president.
Who would be that as sort of the the one that would be most appreciated by the Tea Party to run.
Well I mean I have my personal picks I think you're gonna get a very answered opinion on upon hitting the Tea Party -- with him you speak.
But I definitely have some people that I would like to see take a run at -- a lot can happen now between now and when his sixteen.
By some a little bit hesitant but I would say I would loved to see.
-- -- -- -- I would love to see names like Rand Paul front in the next or Ted Cruz thrown in the next.
There are some really good folks out there who I think wit -- would do grassroots proud and do we the people pretty proud.
Then why does is CNN's -- -- so long -- up from time 2014 or -- sixteen actually about size fascinated talk about it just to see how this unfolds thank you for joining us nice to -- -- back nine.
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