Thursday, May 13, 2010

Tea Party rally a big hit — for humorists

Posted By on Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:02 AM

Yesterday, a Tea Party rally at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh was a roaring success. For humorists, that is. Twenty different Tea Party groups agreed to gather outside the General Assembly to pressure lawmakers to repeal the recently passed health care reform bill. I mean, God knows you don’t want to forcibly keep insurance companies from denying coverage to sick people. The Tea Partiers' goal was to link hands and surround the legislative building, demonstrating what a huge number of North Carolinians oppose the new law. Well, things didn’t turn out too well for the tea-baggin’ daddies who organized the event. It seems that the 20 groups only managed to round up about 50 people for the rally, so that whole “surrounding the building” thing had to be scrapped.  Below is a video of the fabulous rally. As a BlueNC blogger put it, “If only these 50 people had really, really long arms” ...

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