We must not only keep Congress in November, but also end the narrative about a rising tide of tea-party enthusiasm improving Republican chances. By now, you must have seen how political power caves to whatever conservative interest group was viewed as ascendant: “the silent majority,” Reagan Democrats, "NASCAR Dads," “values voters” and the teabaggers.
With the tea party’s first general election coming up, we have to nip this one in the bud. Make it clear the teabaggers hurt the GOP. Become one of 1102 members of the Daily Kos community to defeat the tea party on November 2nd.