Tea Party Convention Falls Apart
Minnesota’s Michele Bachmann (pictured) and Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn have pulled out of the Nashville Tea Party convention where Sarah Palin is making big bucks for a speech. The convention has been criticized as too expenseive and even called “scammy” by conservatives. Now, Bachmann is worried that it doesn’t look right, but Bachmann wants her followers to know she is still all for the movement. (via Think Progress)
Due to conflicting advice on whether Congresswoman Bachmann’s participation in the upcoming Tea Party Nation Convention would be in line with the Committee on Standards, Congresswoman Bachmann has decided not to participate in the event. There is uncertainty about how any proceeds from the event may be used, and we must err on the side of caution. Some will want to portray her withdrawal as a repudiation of the Tea Party Movement, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Congresswoman Bachmann remains encouraged by all Americans, regardless of political party, who are concerned about this nation’s future and dwindling prosperity, and continues to be inspired their passion.Click here for reuse options!
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