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Tea Party in Bed with Republican Establishment?

This is very harsh but it comes from a republican consultant for a Ron Paul leaning candidate:

"Their party loyalty trumps their principles,” he opines. The tea party will continue to be a major force so long as there is a Democrat in the White House. As soon as a Republican is in power, they’re going to go crawl back under the rock from which they came.

Just look at Paul Ryan – a man who had absolutely no problem with big debts and big spending when it was under George W. Bush – is he a tea partier?” the consultant asks. “Some libertarian exceptions aside, so-called tea partiers are perfectly fine with big government as long as an elephant is writing the checks instead of a donkey.”

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