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Why Far-Right Activists Are Driving The Political Pros Mad

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: A crowd gathers at the World War Two Memorial to support a rally centered around reopening natio
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: A crowd gathers at the World War Two Memorial to support a rally centered around reopening national memorials closed by the government shutdown, supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, on October 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. The rally was inspired by a desire to re-open national memorials, including the World War Two Memorial in Washington DC, though the rally also focused on the government shutdown and frustrations against President Obama. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

According to the New York Times the Tea Party is very upset. I know. Stop the presses, right? They are always yelling at someone to get off their lawns. But this time, they seem to be upset at … themselves. Or more precisely, the modern conservative movement, which rebranded itself as the Tea Party in the wake of George W. Bush’s epic failure of a presidency.

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