Congressman Compares Tea Party To KKK, Uses Burning Cross Photo In Fundraising Email

“At this point the tea party is no more popular than the Klan.”

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Outspoken Democratic congressman Alan Grayson used his recent discussion with Politics Nation’s Al Sharpton about the future of the tea party as the premise for a provocative fundraising email sent out last night. In the email, Grayson claimed the Tea Party was less popular than the Ku Klux Klan and used a photo in which “Tea Party” was spelled with a burning cross.

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