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By Alec Carmichael
I Digress 

Is the Tea Party Dead?


February 14, 2018

And so it seemed that Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan forgot the platform that an entire Caucus of Republicans ran on platforms of fiscal responsibility, and as such with the passage of tax cuts and a federal spending deal that will cost $300 billion. It flies almost directly in the face of every member of the Tea Party, Freedom Caucus, and, as he put on full display during his late-night filibuster, Sen. Rand Paul’s entire purpose for being in office.

It is easy to explain away the ideals Republicans are currently touting against the ones they despised during Obama. The party in power alw...

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