Read My Lips

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[Rockford, Illinois; April 6. Image via Getty]

ROCKFORD, IL - APRIL 06: Five-year-old Scarlet Simmons listens to speakers at a rally for the Tea Party Express national tour during a stop at Davis Park on April 6, 2010 in Rockford, Illinois. The Tea Party Express members are on a cross-country tour to rally support for the Tea Party agenda including their conservative causes and candidates. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)



Am I the only one who has a problem with them calling themselves the "Tea Party?"

As an American who is proud to have the American Revolution as part of our rich history, a group of conservative activists choosing to name their party after a key moment in our revolt from the British government offends me deeply.