To the GOP establishment. The tea party is here to stay. We are a force to be reckoned with, and as you all know, once a power base is formed, it tends to like it's power, and because this a country wide movement with no one leader to focus on, good luck with your co-opting, you're going to need it.
Now that we supplied the energy and passion which roused the electorate, you want us to go away. Now, instead of defining the radicals in the administration for what they are, you instead seek to rid yourselves of the very people who made the Republican tide possible. It’s too late. You had your chance. We love America, and we’re taking our country back, as well as our responsibility to give you our consent when you recognize you represent us, and our freedom and as Americans.
Elitism is a condition based on a perception of being among the chosen few, and of a self perception of enlightenment and existing above the fray. That is what's at work in Washington DC.
We will be watching who in the GOP is demonizing our grassroots movement, Sarah Palin, Jim DeMint, or Michele Bachmann, for that matter.
I would remind you that there is an election in two years, and I'm sure Bob Bennett, and Mike Castle would be happy to console those of who should you lose.
O'Donnell and Angle did not receive the help from the GOP that they should have, thereby making their success, nearly impossible.
Furthermore, you embraced primary loser Lisa Murkowski, encouraging her write-in candidacy, proving the existing "buddy system", and liberal lite, is your preference. You did not support the primary winner, Joe Miller.
Here are some past choices you've made. Gerald Ford, Robert Dole, John McCain. And why? Because it was their turn according to the pecking order of the GOP old boys beltway network. Even more amazing, you disdained Ronald Reagan’s nomination. So you’ll excuse us if we don’t swoon at your presumptive "expertise” at backing candidates.
Here's a final reminder, Trent Lott is not elected to anything. The elected buddy system is bad enough without input from unelected interlopers with big mouths.