How to disarm a Tea Partier with nothing but words.

Thisis what can happen when you engage in a discussion with a member of the TeaParty.

These are my favorite parts:


At 0:05, she starts off by talking about North Carolina's role in the Civil War. Ah, history...

0:57, the interviewer asks her how North Carolina has related to President Obama.

1:55, the woman suggests racism only existed (and ended) 140 years ago.

2:15, find out how the Tea Party will appeal to more than just white men.

3:00, she lays out the Tea Party values (yes, they have values).

3:13, she compares the Tea Party to the Sons of Liberty. Classic.

3:40, a good question: Does the Tea Party acknowledge the civil rights movement?

4:20, she says what "take America back" really means to the Tea Party.

5:24, she lists off her diversity credentials while awkwardly using the word "ethnic."

6:04, she continues to try and explain that diversity is a bad thing.

7:01, surprise, surprise, she dodges a question!

7:45, apparently members of the Tea Party are charitable people... about 30 seconds later she says child services and health care are a scam.

8:20, she gets confused but still just proceeds to blame the Democrats for all that is wrong in the world.

9:08, watch how she responds to the idea that Republicans are exploiting people's old beliefs.

Lastly at 10:09, you can finally figure out what the Tea Party is, in a nutshell.


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