January 25, 2010
UPDATE: Reader C.J. Burch writes: “One could argue they are now.”
ANOTHER UPDATE: Reader Paul Lee writes:
Regarding your link about whether the Tea Party becoming a dominant force in the Republican Party, I offer this suggestion: when giving money to any candidate going forward, make sure you to accompany the cash with a note that says, “Tea Party strings attached to this contribution.”
If enough people do it, politicians will begin to understand that fiscal conservatism isn’t something they can give meaningless lip service to.