Five years ago yesterday, Rick Santelli of CNBC went the rant that would give birth to the Tea Party. Rick was right then – and the Tea Party has gone on to change the trajectory of the Republican Party.
Some would say for the better, others would say for the worse. Whatever side you fall on though, you can’t deny the pivotal role the Tea Party has played over the last five years.
Happy Birthday, Tea Party – may you enjoy many more productive years.
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