Picture it: Your country is facing the most profound economic crisis in a generation (at least). Unemployment rates are through the roof. Your friends and neighbors are losing their homes. Families are struggling to pay for food, let alone those other things like, you know, college. Everyone is freaking out. You’re asked to come up with a solution. After downing a pint and a half of vodka and taking a handful of xanax, it comes to you…
A TEA PARTY!
Yes, that’s right. Around the country, folks are grabbing a dainty cup and an Earl Grey package and hitting the streets.
Will this prevent Wall Street from its free fall? Will it create jobs? Will it put people to work and send kids to school.
That would be a resounding NO.
But what it did do was this.
AEF (who is now insisting that I refer to her as AED, which I just find confusing, but which I will do… eventually) told me about an email she received from her executive director today:
Be careful going to lunch today, the teabaggers are in the Federal Plaza.
Mission accomplished, kids. You brought a smile to my face today. Steep away!