It seems there are a lot of people around trying to count the Tea Party out. The media has hyped the thugs from the various Occupy movements as if they represented a mainstream uprising instead of an outlying collection of rag-tag nobodies. The same media has tried to portray the widespread grassroots Tea Party as rife with a bigotry and anger that are nowhere evident. And even the Republican establishment seems to wish the conscience of the party would just go away. But the truth is: they’re not going anywhere. Take a look at this: