Mad Maxine: The Tea Party Can Go Straight to Hell

While it’s nice of Maxine Waters to give Tea Partiers permission to go straight to the place she’s helped drag California’s (not to mention America’s) economy, it’s clear that we can kiss that “new tone” thing goodbye:

On Saturday in Inglewood, Calif., Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters had some harsh words for the tea party.

“I’m not afraid of anybody,” the California congresswoman told constituents in footage that appeared on ABC affiliate KABC in Los Angeles, not backing down from comments made about President Obama earlier in the week. “This is a tough game. You can’t be intimidated. You can’t be frightened. And as far as I’m concerned — the tea party can go straight to hell.”

When the architects of failure and dependence are this frustrated you know conservatives are doing something right:


Pop quiz: Who said this just a few months ago?

“What we can do is act passionately without being poisonous, you know, stand up for our beliefs and our convictions without tearing each other down.”

Author: Doug Powers

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