Jim DeMint Addresses the Masses

Jim DeMint Addresses the Masses

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
July 27 2011 12:59 PM

Jim DeMint Addresses the Masses

Today's Tea Party rally outside the Senate -- the "Hold the Line" rally -- attracted a few dozen activists, and about as many reporters. Here's a shot of Jim DeMint addressing the crowd, more members of which were in the shade to the right.

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Thought experiment: If liberals pulled a few hundred people to Congress for a rally against cuts/for tax hikes, would they get this much coverage?

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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