Big Government has a very important story out today about Bill Clinton and his old cronies cooking up a smear campaign designed to disrupt the Tea Party movement.
From Big Government:
When tea party, 9/12 and townhall protests and rallies first erupted on the national scene, they were derided by national politicos as astroturf or a small fringe movement. Lefty journalists at MSNBC, CNN and elsewhere laughed away the movement with derogatory, pornographic references.
Then, Scott Brown won election to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. No one is laughing anymore. In fact, Democrats are facing political annihilation this November. Not only do Democrats face the possibility of losing their congressional majorities, massive losses in state house races could jeopardize redistricting next year and set back the progressive agenda for at least a decade.
So, the Clinton Empire is planning to strike back.
Big Government has learned that Clintonistas are plotting a “push/pull” strategy. They plan to identify 7-8 national figures active in the tea party movement and engage in deep opposition research on them. If possible, they will identify one or two they can perhaps ‘turn’, either with money or threats, to create a mole in the movement. The others will be subjected to a full-on smear campaign. (Has MSNBC already been notified?)
Big Government has also learned that James Carville will head up the effort.
The article goes on to state that this smear campaign is not for the benefit of saving Obama or his agenda. Rather the smear campaign is designed to rescue the progressive agenda.
The Tea Party has the ability to realign politics make big government socialism forever passé. Should the idea of smaller government and Constitutional adherence take hold, what exactly would be left for the left?
I am not sure whom Clinton will try to target seeing that the Tea Party is neither an organized party nor a movement with a leader. If Clinton tries to target individual Tea Party leaders, I don’t know what good that would do when the followers are devoted to principles rather than people.
I do expect this smear campaign will yield tons of negative Tea Party stories in the media and some new Palin smears thrown in for good measure. Again I am not sure what good that will do either since it is the policies in Washington that is truly driving the people.
Anyway I look at it, a smear campaign against the Tea Party will only generate more hate for the Democratic Party and that is the last thing they need right now.
Via: Big Government