The post below is what I found on the front of Daily Kos today. If you want to see just how confused, upset and downright afraid liberals are of the tea party movement, look no farther.
Sunday Talk - The Land of Make-Believe
by Silly Rabbit
Sun Sep 13, 2009 at 02:14:36 AM PDT
But many (read: most) went just because they're so madly in love with America.
Predictable as heck and by the book.
Using the name "teabaggers" in an attempt
to diminish the tea party movement? Check. Trying to downplay the
number of protesters by mocking them as "thousands of millions"? Check.
Saying tea party protesters are racist? Check.
They have to mock and exaggerate and call names because if they look at the crowds honestly they'll have to cry.
Here is what I don't think you'll be seeing on the front page of the liberal blogs:
Or this one:
Update: Here is a handy, dandy chart to help those struggling to understand what the pictures above mean.
Update III: No number of pictures, even those appearing in the Obama loving media, even those showing crowds that appear every bit as large as those at O's inauguration, will convince some people. I really hope they continue to live in denial. It will make the November 2010 election results even more of a shock.
Update IV: Check out the entry currently posted at Wikipedia for the 9/12 march on DC:
Taxpayer March on Washington
On September 12, 2009, over 75,000 Tea Party protesters gathered in Washington, D.C. to march from Freedom Plaza to the United States Capitol.. While hundreds of thousands of people indicated that they planned to attend, and as many as 30,000 registered in advance , actual turnout was estimated by many as far less. DC Park Police reportedly called an estimate of 30,000 "generous".