A reader captures it:
If the tea party had really wanted to change America they would have embraced all of us. Not just "real Americans". The tea party just seems to be a group that wants the Rs to be even more ruthless than they are and cut every entitlement to the middle class and the poor. Especially the poor. However they do not seem to mind the corporate welfare that is shoveled out thru Congress and until a group really seriously addresses these issues then I guess we're stuck dancing with the ones that brung us
Any attempt to reduce the power and size of government has to end corporate welfare and the insanely complex tax code that allows them to exploit the rules to stay ahead of the rest of us. Tax simplification and the end of all deductions now!