Beneathy Mrs. Pelosi snide remarks about Astroturfing, the Obama administraation Homeland Security hit piece, and David Axelrod faux concern about “unhealthy”, the Tea Parties appear to have made ‘rats, especially the congressional ones nervous, Jennifer Rubin, Commentary Magazine :
Well, it seems the administration is stumped. Who knew there would be a limit to the amount Congress would be willing to tax and spend? The Congress – Democrats included – are getting nervous about raising taxes to pay for a huge new domestic agenda. When Sen. Kent Conrad cautions that we are talking about “hundreds of billions” for healthcare, one senses that there is perhaps greater distance between the Congress and the White House on spending than between the Congress and all those tea party protesters. Maybe the fact that 435 congressmen and one third of the Senate must face the public in less than two years has the legislators’ enthusiasm for another round of spending (and the required tax hikes) running thin
On to the Fourth of July Party.
Hat tip photo and more Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit .