We’ve added a poll today asking what you think about the Tea Party. Some people involved claim it’s non-partisan, and is a purely grass-roots organization of disaffected voters. There is some evidence that it is an Astroturf group sponsored by big business to help them advance their aims (I’m looking at you David Koch), and some folks believe it is definitely a part of the Republican Party.
I think some of the organizers have, as is often the case, seen an opportunity to make money, but those seem to have mostly failed. They also seem to be having a problem developing a cohesive message, but many in the movement would argue that’s the way it should be.
Let us know what you think.