Yesterday’s tea party meeting was smaller than most, not only because of the poor people having a fedora wearing blogger unleashed upon them but also because of a debate between candidates Jen Benson and Kurt Hayes for state rep.
When all the speakers were done a very unexpected guest showed up:
She spoke for several minutes about the tea party, unlike many pols republican and democrats he seems enthused by it
After he was done there was back and forth from the crowd:
The crowd was very taken by his appearance and he left with a souvenir of the evening.
A Twin City Tea Party Shirt for the Mayor
The Mayor seemed to grasp that the tea party was not a passing phase but the engagement of the citizens with their government. He seems to be way ahead of the curve here.
This is the last meeting before the election, it remains to be seen if the November meeting will be one of celebration or re-evaluation.