Dick Army and Matt Kibbe have an article in the Wall Street Journal about the tea party movement. You’ll want to read the whole thing, but there’s a clear message: The Republican establishment shouldn’t think they’ll get a pass:
But let us be clear about one thing: The tea party movement is not seeking a junior partnership with the Republican Party, but a hostile takeover of it.
The American values of individual freedom, fiscal responsibility and limited government bind the ranks of our movement. That makes the tea party better than a political party. It is a growing community that can sustain itself after November, ensuring a better means of holding a new generation of elected officials accountable.
The full story is here.