Tea-Party Message in the House

by Kathryn Jean Lopez

Here’s Pete Roskam on the House floor today fighting for small business: 


Believe it or not this guy’s from purple suburban Chicago. You’ll be seeing a lot more of him. And welcoming his principled dedication to effectiveness and communications skills. Watching him over the last year or so (many people started paying attention watching him at the Blair House health-care “summit), he has struck me as the tea-party inside Washington. He shares the same frustrations and has the same impatience with the way Washington has so often worked.