Maryland governor derides tea party, urges unity
Posted in the Minneapolis Forum
#1 Mar 9, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP)— Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley introduced himself to California Democrats Saturday with a scathing indictment of the tea party and a call for a stronger middle class to move the country forward.
The potential 2016 White House candidate, speaking to hundreds of Democratic delegates at a party convention in Los Angeles, said he's weary of the cynicism and government-by-obstruction that frequently stalls work on Capitol Hill.
He singled out tea party Republicans for espousing "a small view" of America that he compared to the "trickle-down economics" of the Reagan era.
"We call it selling America short," said O'Malley, who received a standing ovation after the speech.
"How much less do we believe would be good for the country?" he asked. "How much less education would make our children smarter?
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#3 Mar 9, 2014
Funny. The truth is that America is moving more and more to the left - and father and farther from the right wing extremist views of the tea party.
Saint Paul, MN
#5 Mar 9, 2014
Dictators aren't typically elected on four year cycles. A common Bagger mistake.
Followed by one of the tired, mis and over used Bagger one size fits all "quotes". Feel free to pledge alliance to Rush and Co. Smart people won't though.
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