VIDEO- Countdown: "Who coined 'Tea Baggers'?"


I've been meaning to post this for a couple of days. It's nice when my brain cells finally decide to kick in.

Dedicated to those who think we mean old disparaging lefties came up with the name "Tea Baggers".  Wrong:


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Who introduced the term again? Conservatives. Per the National Review Online, on Tax day, April 15th  a gimmick was born. Why, here's a typically gimmicky quote from a Tea Bag-lovin' protester, now:

"Tea bag the liberal Dems before they tea bag you."

That little gem didn't come from our side.  The Tea Baggers said it first.


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  • StudioN Artist

    When I repeated the phrase "tea baggers" in a comment on Facebook, I was vilified by someone who told me it was a euphemism for a nasty sexual perversion - and then proceeded to tell me exactly what the "perverts" did to be called "tea baggers". Frankly, I thought it was funny, but then I have a strange sense of humor.

  • foramerica2600

    We gamers need to take the term back. Suit up in our Master Chief outfits, knock a tea partier down and do squats on their faces. <(^^<)