Tell the Alt-Left that I know the Tea Party, the Tea Party is a personal friend of mine, and they ain’t no Tea Party. How the left thinks that they can replicate a Tea Party-style movement is beyond me. They are so fractured and fractious that they each pull in a different direction to the benefit of none. Their base reason for existing has not grass roots cause.
As Written By Joel B. Pollak for Breitbart:
Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) faced a “raucous” town hall meeting in Roseville on Saturday morning, and had to be escorted out by police at the end of the meeting. McClintock later told the Los Angeles Times that there had been an “anarchist” group at the meeting that caused security concerns.
He added, according to the Times: “The way to change the course of the country is not to shout people down, not to riot in the streets,” he said. “Talk with your friends and your neighbors and share your thoughts with them.”
From all accounts, McClintock did rather well, faced with hostile questions and protesters who held up “RESIST” signs in the meeting. He defended President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting travel from terror-prone countries, for example.
As he left, the Sacramento Bee reported, protesters chanted: “This is what democracy looks like.”
Well — not exactly.
In the summer of 2009, Democratic members of Congress faced vigorous opposition at town hall meetings as they returned to their districts to sell a specific piece of legislation — Obamacare — that few of them had read and that the public did not want.
The Tea Party movement had begun earlier that year, in opposition to President Barack Obama’s stimulus, which sent nearly a trillion dollars to pet projects and state and local governments that had little prospect of creating….
FULL STORY HERE: