Tea Party Activists Eliminationists

[Trigger warning.]

Shaker radbean sent me a heads-up that Washington Senator Patty Murray, who, as radbean rightly notes, is "one of the most ardent politicians leading the fight for women's rights and for the rights (and safety) of domestic violence survivors," has been targeted by the Tea Party dipshits using violent, eliminationist rhetoric. The video doesn't seem to want to load in the page (more javascript errors caused by the current template, which we're still working on!), so click here to view it.
Two anchors, one male and one female, sit at a news desk.

Greg Craber: Good evening. I'm Greg Craber.

Stephanie Smith: And I'm Stephanie Smith. They say it's all about traditional values and pushing back against the government.

Cut to video labeled "Tea Party Politics: Asotin—Saturday." A man in a cowboy hat is playing a guitar and singing some faux-patriotic crap ("—'cuz in the real world, they're shuttin' Detroit down—") for a room of people, some of whom are holding anti-Obama signs.

Smith (voiceover): Now there were some strong words spoken at Saturday's tea party in Asotin.

Cut to video of a women standing at a podium, speaking: How many of you have watched the movie Lonesome Dove? [Some hands go up.] What happened to Jake when he ran with the wrong crowd? [There is murmuring in the audience; the woman continues, laughing.] What happened to Jake when he ran with the wrong crowd?! He got hung! And that's what I want to do with Patty Murray. [laughter, cheers, and applause]

Cut to video of a sign reading "Geld Obama," with a crudely-drawn picture of an elephant. (Yeah, I know—it doesn't make any sense.) The sign turns, revealing that the back says: B.O. "Stinks" (quotes original).

Smith (voiceover): Local tea party co-chair Doug Schurman says about 500 people showed up for the rally at the county fairgrounds.

Then there's some junk with Schurman and some other dude talking about how the government sucks. Blah blah.
I suspect that any kind of teaspooning to try to convince the Tea Party dingalings to stop being violent fucknecks will be a huge waste of time. So, instead…

Donate to Senator Patty Murray's reelection campaign here.

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