“As you can imagine, Fox News was all over the massive Tea Party rally on Capitol Hill today,” according to CrooksandLiars.com
“A small but vocal group of Tea Party activists gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday to urge House Republican leaders to hold the line and push for deeper spending cuts in the federal budget.
“Chanting, ‘Cut it or shut it’ and ‘We want less,’ the activists directed their ire at Senate Democrats, arguing that the cuts they have demanded are not ‘extreme,’ but necessary to right the nation’s fiscal ship.
“As you can see, there were at least 8 million people there! Give or take about 7.9998 million.
“Dave Weigel reports that there were about 200 in attendance, though he tartly adds: ‘If there’s much media focus on how small the rally was, I think that would miss the point. There was a total sense of victory on display.’
“Yeah, not to mention a total sense of having a strangely mixed message. The Tea Partiers wanted to blame the Democrats for shutting down the government — while simultaneously demanding a shutdown!”
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