(Getty Images) See more pictures >> Today was tax day and it was the culmination of a conservative movement to protest President Barack Obama's economic policies (namely bailouts and taxes) by holding modern-day tea parties. The tea parties took place in major cities all over the country, urged on by cable television and radio personalities such as Rick Santelli and Glenn Beck. The teabaggers, as they've come to be called, believe that Obama's taxes are unfair because he's using the...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)It's tax day and Anderson Cooper just couldn't help himself from some sweet, sweet teabagger puns.Rachel Maddow has been having all the fun this week while mocking the ridiculous monicker of the conservative anti-Obama movement protesting the president's economic policies. But Cooper couldn't hold back any longer.While visiting with David Gergen, the director of the Center for Public Leadership, last night, Cooper slipped in a clever teabag joke. The two were talking about the...Read Full Story
Barack Obama isn't particularly popular right now with right-wingers who are mad about having to pay taxes. In response to Obama's bailouts and overall economic policy, teabaggers set out today to protest against the president.The protesters are part of a faction made notable by cable news commentators such as Rick Santelli and Glenn Beck who believe that Americans should have a modern tea party to protest taxes paid to bailout irresponsible home and business owners. The media, understandably...Read Full Story
Teabaggers are those participating in the Tea Party, a conservative organization opposed to Barack Obama's economic policies.