by John Hawkins
You can barely look at a political website these days without reading a post about the Tea Party movement. Of course, we’ve heard plenty from liberals. “They’re fascist-racist KKK-Nazis!” The Rockefeller Republicans have tut-tutted their opinions from the cocktail circuit as well, “Egads! Some of these people look as if they shop at Wal-Mart!”
However, there are plenty of old school Republicans who don’t hate the Tea Party movement per se; they simply don’t understand it. So, let’s talk about some of the perceptions the establishment Republicans have about the Tea Party movement and why they’re mistaken.
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