Last time I checked, I am neither freaked out, nor a white man. And I'm sick of the characterization. Tea Party people are loyal Americans who are legitimately concerned about the direction of the failed socialist policies of President Obama. Jobs disappearing. Credit ratings evaporating. Economic stability vanishing.
Way to go, O.
|CNBC, by Jeff Cox Original Article|
|Tea Party members are primarily “freaked out white men” who pose the greatest political threat to Democrats in 2012, according to banking analyst Meredith Whitney. Speaking in the broader context of a discussion on CNBC regarding the Standard & Poor’s downgrade of US debt, Whitney said the dissenters represent the type of problems that have led to the current predicament in Washington. “Call it Tea Party, whatever you will, the fringe element is I characterize (as) freaked-out white men who are unemployed and have been unemployed for three years and they’re scared to death,” she said.|