February 9, 2012

‘Original Tea Partier’ at CPAC Tells Us That The Founding Fathers Would Drag Lobbyists Out

The ‘original Tea Partier,’ a gentlemen who has organized and participated in Tea Party rallies in colonial garb since early 2009, spoke to us at CPAC about the corrupting influence of lobbyists. We asked him what the founding fathers would think of all the K Street money flowing to politicians in exchange for earmarks and other taxpayer giveaways:

JILANI: What do you think about lobbyists who bundle campaign donations to try to get government pork and earmarks and things like that that average people don’t have access to?
A: Well, Patrick Henry would want to bayonet them, run them through, and drive them out of the capital!

View the video here: