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October 23rd, 2010 10:09 am
‘Mama Grizzlies’ Running the Tea Party Movement?

John Fund of the Wall Street Journal gives support for a notion that seems obvious when attending most Tea Party events: the movement is run by women.  Based on media exposure, the most successful of these are women who home school their children, and quickly adapt to advances in social networking.

The absence of formal institutions actually seems to help this group of highly-motivated, tech-savvy women find and organize one another because the impediments to rapid decision making are gone.  Instead, these political entrepreneurs can maximize their effectiveness, and still have time to impact their most important constituency: their children.

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