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 V.19 No.16 | April 22 - 28, 2010 
Don’t Hate Me, I’m Liberal

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Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Liberal

Politics aside, I am my father's daughter—and proud of it

The last time my father and I attended a tea party, my stuffed cat Aida was the guest of honor and the tea was served in Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit teacups. Politics certainly wasn’t a conversation topic. Twenty-something years later, I’ve become a Liberal while my father is a Libertarian. And instead of doilies and cucumber sandwiches, the tea parties of 2010 are serving discord and controversy. One lump or two?

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To the Alibi, With Love From the Right

Tea party figureheads share their message with the Alibi’s readers

While I was having a pleasant afternoon with my father at the tea party in D.C., I was able to sit down with several of the rally’s speakers. I asked them what they wanted the Alibi’s readers to understand about the tea party’s message and what us liberals just weren’t getting. Most were more than happy to speak directly to you. Here is what they had to say:

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