Tea party backlash: Protest signs to cheer you up
What's the most appropriate way to respond to the tea party-affiliated House Republicans who caused the government shutdown, inflicted pain on innocent Americans and risked a "calamitous default" with a "deep disregard for the destructive consequences of their anti-government policies," egged on by right-wing radicals Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and the Heritage Foundation's Jim DeMint? Demonstrators in recent days have come up with a few ideas. --Alexandra Le Tellier
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Scenes from the 'Million Vet March'( Top left, bottom right: Jewel Samad / AFP / Getty Images. Top right, bottom left: Alex Brandon / Associated Press / October 13, 2013 )
Tea party supporters and their favorites, including Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), top right, and former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, bottom left, rallied to reopen war memorials temporarily shuttered due to the government shutdown on Sunday. They gathered at the World War II Memorial to "support" veterans, but they really seemed more inclined to protest President Obama, as though the shutdown were his fault. But the good news is...
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