Tea Party Aims Chop at Braves' Stadium

Make yourselves useful, Tea Party! Go forth and get angry about publicly financed stadiums! 

The Tea Party is coming to the rescue! Seriously. Last month, when the Atlanta Braves announced their intention to abandon Turner Field for a new, publicly subsidized stadium in Cobb County, we were all wondering what America's favorite "populist movement" would have to say. A local government committing hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to a project without a referendum? This was tailor-made for them to go absolutely bananas. And, of course, Cobb County is Tea Party country -- the birthplace of Newt Gingrich's presidential bid and home base of two of its most stalwart members, Republican Representatives Tom Price and Phil Gingrey.

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