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Tea party, NRA show strength - The Galveston County Daily News : Letters To Editor

August 1, 2014

Tea party, NRA show strength

Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 am

The National Rifle Association and tea party, each dedicated to defending the U.S. Constitution, are natural partners. Overlapping membership of conservative Democrats, Republicans and minorities strengthens both, improving their ability to defeat “Republican In Name Only” Republicans and liberal Democrats in local, state and national elections.

A test of the partnership was the recall election of two Democrats, the top leaders of Colorado’s legislature. Both recalls easily succeeded despite liberals outspending the partnership eight to one. Liberals learned again tea party votes aren’t for sale.

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