I have noticed, a lot lately, the persistent efforts of the establishment (that includes the some established Republicans as well as the left) to portray mainstream conservatives, especially those who are in the tea-party movement, as radicals and extremists. The sad fact is the more they push this message, the more they marginalize themselves from mainstream America. The establishment is losing their touch, so who are the extremist?
We all remember when Obama's Defense Department released a manual distinguishing protests" as a form of low-level terrorism and characterizing them as such. Obama's Department of Homeland Security issued a report characterizing protesters as potentially dangerous right-wing extremists and racists, being sure to slander disgruntled veterans returning from duty overseas as part of that frightful mix. Also unforgettable is Obama's flat out disrespect of small-town people who he classified as bitter people clinging to their guns and Bibles. We all can (I know I can) learn a lot about people from what they like and do not like. These people including, Obama, bring out a great deal about themselves when they call people who are patriotic Americans, extremists and bitter people. The people who believe in;
It's not even a close call. The more that liberals (and establishment Republicans) do not listen to this reality, that is becoming more stronger everyday, the worse their individual careers in government in the future will be. In other words they will have none. They need to wake up and smell the coffee, but they will not do this, they will keep right on riding in that old turnip truck.