Cracker according to merriam-webster.com :<quoted text>
He was talking about your interpretation, Doodette.
Something that makes a cracking or snapping noise: as
a : firecracker
b : the snapping end of a whiplash
c : a paper holder for a party favor that pops when the ends are pulled sharply
The Tea Party is comprised of Whip-Snappers:
whip-crack·er [hwip-krak-er, wip-]
a person who cracks a whip.
a person who exerts authority, especially excessively or ostentatiously.