Krinkie and Sivarajah make appeals to Tea Party

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Awful Truth

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Aug 31, 2013
Grover Norquist minion Phil Krinkie and Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah appeared before a Tea Party gathering in St. Cloud. Both are vying to replace retiring and embattled Michele Bachmann in Congress representing Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District. Failed 2010 MN-GOV candidate Tom Emmer and State Sen. John Pederson (R-St. Cloud) didn’t attend.

These four need to prove to the deranged and grammatically-challenged teabaggers that they are the most crazed, farthest to the right candidate.

So … how’d they do?

“I have a lot of the same philosophical principles and ideology as Congresswoman Bachmann, but I have a totally different style,” Krinkie said.“In over 25 years of being in public office and being president of the Taxpayers League … I have never, in that period of time, said anything that was so over the top or was criticized as being non-factual.

“I love Congresswoman Bachmann and what she stands for. But I guarantee you that the people of the 6th Congressional District, if I were serving in Congress, would see somebody that has a totally different style and a totally different approach to the process.”
(St. Cloud Times)

Fail. Where’s the over-the-top rhetoric the teabaggers demand. Where’s the promising to repeal Obamacare? Truthfully, Krinkie is uncharismatic and boring. I can’t see him convincing them of anything except he is the wrong candidate for them.

Read more at http://mnprogressiveproject.com/krinkie-and-s...
Consistent

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Aug 31, 2013
The tea party no longer has any influence on politics.
Christingle Matthews

Minneapolis, MN

#3 Sep 1, 2013
Most of the former tea party backers are learning that there is more to politics that racism and meaningless slogans.

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