A couple of weeks ago I asked the question of what the Tea Party activists would do in response to the Supreme Court decision giving big corporations (and unions) more power to pump cash into the political system. It wasn't a rhetorical question -- I was truly curious as to which way they'd go. I was somewhat surprised by the response, and you may be, too:
Just hours after the court ruled last month, RNC chair Michael Steele praised the decision, calling it "an important step in the direction of restoring the First Amendment rights" of corporations.
But some Tea Partiers don't agree. Shane Brooks, a Texas-based Tea Party activist, told TPMmuckraker in an email: