The response from the left was typical -- they didn't understand. They squawked in unison about the top 1% of wage earners and waved signs proclaiming tax cuts for the rich.
Their narrow focus missed the mark.
This protest was not about income taxes, this protest was about spending and the sudden rapid growth of government presented as the only solution to our current economic malaise.
With this much later conclusion;
They've taken power in Wisconsin and across the country and if they keep their present course, in my view, they will tax themselves right out of power.
A noun, a verb and "taxes." It seems the motivation for the tea parties was less slippery than the justification for invading Iraq.