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GOP, home to Trump and tea party, decries Dems' 'mob rule'

Associated Press (press release) (blog) - 11 Oct 2018
The confrontational style harkened back to protests by the conservative tea party, which included angry face-offs with lawmakers and a massive Capitol demonstration far larger than last week's rallies. It's not unusual for Republicans and Democrats ...
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Democrats see hypocrisy in GOP attacks on 'liberal mob'

The Hill - 10 Oct 2018
Similar acts of protest unfolded in 2010, during the rise of the conservative Tea Party movement that sprang up in response to Obama's presidency and the Affordable Care Act. Democratic town halls all around the country turned rowdy as Tea Party ...
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If Protesting Is Wrong, America Doesn't Want to Be Right

Roll Call - 18 Oct 2018
I covered enough of their gatherings, including the first national tea party conference, to know. In small groups, the conversation was friendly — in a civic center filled with synchronized shouting, not so much. Those occasionally raucous protests ...
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GOP decries Dems' 'mob rule,' flipping the script

Coeur d'Alene Press - 12 Oct 2018
The confrontational style harkened back to protests by the conservative tea party, which included angry face-offs with lawmakers and a massive Capitol demonstration far larger than last week's rallies. It's not unusual for Republicans and Democrats ...
tea party protests

Don Polson: Phony figures backing Denney up

Red Bluff Daily News - 16 Oct 2018
Among the most blatant and egregious of hypocritical revisions of current events and historical facts have been the double—and duplicitous—standards applied to aggressive, even violent, left wing mobs and the Tea Party rallies and protests 8 years ago.
tea party protests

A New Book Explores Protesting as an Act of Faith

The New Yorker - 08 Oct 2018
At the same time, Kauffman argues, a single protest event can have momentous consequences. The evidence here comes from an academic study that traces the development of Tea Party organizations in different locations and links their size and impact to ...
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Jim Goodman: Do Republicans hate all protesters?

Madison.com - 11 Oct 2018
I wonder, do these Republicans consider all protesters participants of angry mobs? Would those participating in the Boston Tea Party be so characterized, or those marching in Tiananmen Square, the Prague Spring uprising or the tea party movement? Or is ...
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Will Democratic leaders address violent rhetoric?

Fox News - 11 Oct 2018
Look, this is the essential difference between the Tea Party of some years ago and the protesters of today. The Tea Party was defending institutions. The protesters of today are trying to tear down institutions and that's the essential difference ...
tea party protests

The real purpose of the 'paid protester' lie

Washington Post - 09 Oct 2018
And remember the tea party protests? They were often unspeakably ugly and hateful, but they were supposedly a vital manifestation of the feelings of American voters who had to be listened to. Yet if Democrats protest, and if, heaven forbid, they raise ...
tea party protests

How the Women's March gave us our best grounds for hope

Waging Nonviolence - 19 Oct 2018
Its focus is a comparative study of two mass protests — the 1963 March on Washington and the 2017 Women's March — showing the ways in which protest and organizing have changed over the last 50 years. In one clear example, Kauffman contrasts the signs ...
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THIS is what democracy really looks like

CNN - 04 Oct 2018
People protesting Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court are mainly just showing up and speaking up, as is their First Amendment right under the Constitution -- the law of the land that those first Tea Party protesters paved the way for. But ...

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