Gallup and Winstongroup polls both buck the the obvious distortions that have become the narrative of choice when reporting tea-party activities or demonizing them as have Pelosi, Reid, and Obama.
In fact Tea Party supporters can now claim a larger slice of the electorate pie, in terms of who is closer to their views, than Obama. According to Rasmussen ... Tea Party 48% to Obama's 44%.
Tea Partiers are not alone.
See Bill Whittle here.