Allow myself to first introduce...myself. I'm a social liberal and fiscal conservative independent voter not tied to any one party. Bush disappointed me with his foreign policy and his overspending and I find Obama to be a joke. I guess I align most with Ron Paul, though I don't always agree with him. That being said, Paul started the tea party movement during Bush's term in office and it has been hijacked by the Fox News crowd shortly after Obama took office. Because of that lots of people on the left are calling the tea party movement more anti-Obama (or even racist) than the movement is fiscal responsibility considering Bush's record on fiscal responsibility. I can buy that, since if McCain won I'd bet the tea party movement would still be a vocal libertarian movement populated by young kids and not known to most people. However I got to thinking about the war protesters. They were in fact the left's tea party. They protested in large numbers, held huge rallies, and called for an immediate end to the war in Iraq. Once Obama won, they for the most part disappeared. Sure there are some protests but nothing close to on the same level we saw under Bush. Obama has expanded the wars sending more troops and shows no signs of slowing down the wars except for some talk. Do you think we're seeing the same hypocrisy here from both sides? I do. I'm sure if McCain won the tea party movement would be largely unknown but the anti war movement would get media coverage once a week.