Lorie Medina

Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, and the Tea Party at Five

Ronald Reagan built his coalition by taking all the discontents within the Republican Party and molding them into a coherent conservative ideology and a winning coalition that defeated the Republican establishment in the primaries. After just five short years the grassroots limited government constitutional conservatives of the Tea Party movement are well on their way to doing the same thing.

Rick Santelli’s Rant And The Founding Of The Tea Party Movement

One can’t understand the Tea Party movement unless one understands that it is as much or more a rebellion against the Big Government Republican establishment and the entrenched leadership of the Republican Party as it is opposition to Obama and his radical liberal policies.