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Thad Cochran: I Still Have No
Idea What the Tea Party Is

Breitbart Big Government, by Matthew Boyle

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/20/2014 4:54:41 PM

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) confirmed on Wednesday evening that he is still unaware of the five-year-old Tea Party movement that has rocked U.S. politics, including the U.S. Senate in which he has served for 36 years. “I said I didn’t know much about the Tea Party, and I didn’t,” Cochran said on WXXV television in Mississippi on Wednesday evening. “I heard...I read newspaper articles about them, and that’s about all I knew. It’s kind of like Will Rogers, you know. He said he knew what was in the papers.” Cochran was referring to comments he made a month ago when,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fayebeck, 3/20/2014 5:00:00 PM     (No. 9777317)

Not knowing much about the Tea Party is different than having no idea what the Tea Party is.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Winmag, 3/20/2014 5:01:22 PM     (No. 9777318)

Look at Ted Cruz. That is the Teaparty you stupid RINO!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 3/20/2014 5:07:47 PM     (No. 9777327)

If he´s telling the truth, he´s too ignorant to be in the Senate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pros7767, 3/20/2014 5:09:00 PM     (No. 9777328)

Term limits, please.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 3/20/2014 5:13:06 PM     (No. 9777334)

@#3: Ignorance is the #1 prerequisite for being in the senate. Cochran fits right in.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 3/20/2014 5:13:59 PM     (No. 9777336)

To busy "hallin" home the pork. The Base of your party Senator has been screaming from the top of their lungs to CONTROL Spending!!!

My former Homestate is going to put this guy in retirement.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Clinger, 3/20/2014 5:33:32 PM     (No. 9777352)

Probably better than the more socially aware in our society who know all about the Tea Party by watching MSNBC. Total ignorance better than partial, perhaps in this case.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida lil, 3/20/2014 5:34:25 PM     (No. 9777354)

If you don´t know about the Tea Party senator you are brain dead on arrival.
lying for 36 years to keep from working for a living makes the problem worse.
Use ths stupid comment for anti Cochran election one liners.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 3/20/2014 5:48:25 PM     (No. 9777362)

Cochran sounds dim - and seems to be reveling in it. Out!!!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: miceal, 3/20/2014 5:49:44 PM     (No. 9777366)

State Senator Chris McDaniel will hopefully primary this old RINO out and take the seat in the General Election. Chris is a True Conservative and deserves a close look by Conservatives everywhere.....

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jimjr, 3/20/2014 5:51:53 PM     (No. 9777370)

And that is why Chris McDaniel will be the next Senator from Mississippi.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Coy860, 3/20/2014 5:55:56 PM     (No. 9777379)

Cochran, McCain, McConnell, Hatch..is it any wonder we are in the fix we´re in as a Country?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 3/20/2014 6:11:19 PM     (No. 9777388)

Of course he knows little because he gets his info from the LSM or newspapers. This means he knows less that nothing, he only knows lies. He is nothing but a low info tool.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Starlady, 3/20/2014 6:30:15 PM     (No. 9777411)

His lack of curiosity to the extreme is a big strike against him. Don´t tell me he couldn´t tell someone on his staff to put him in touch with someone in the Tea Party movement so he could find out what they are about.
Instead he is content to just repeat the mantra," I have no idea what the Tea Party is." You are truly pathetic.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: twculver, 3/20/2014 6:50:24 PM     (No. 9777438)

I just sent $50 to McDaniel via the Senate Conservative Fund

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 3/20/2014 6:53:02 PM     (No. 9777440)

Senator Cochran let me explain. TEA - taxed enough already. If you can´t understand that you should be unemployed.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: oh-heck, 3/20/2014 6:56:46 PM     (No. 9777449)

We´re your bosses Thad, and the fact that you don´t know us is the reason you will be chopped.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: franq, 3/20/2014 7:13:52 PM     (No. 9777475)

I have no idea who Thad Cochran is.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/20/2014 8:23:23 PM     (No. 9777560)

Really, Mr. Cochran, we will give you some insight next election.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: JustRight, 3/20/2014 8:44:26 PM     (No. 9777579)

Guess old Thad, like a lot of other Republicans, was not paying attention when thousands of people marched through D.C. asking for less government in their lives and lower taxes. Hey, Thad, they were the T.E.A. party members.

If you have not already read their motto the T.E.A. stands for "taxed enough already".


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Reply 21 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 3/20/2014 11:43:14 PM     (No. 9777764)

Even if he doesn´t know much about the Tea Party, Cochran is a dumb ass (Biblical sense, censors) for saying it out loud.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: tank, 3/21/2014 9:51:45 AM     (No. 9778242)

Look, if he´s this clueless about the biggest political movement in the last few decades, and is unaware of how and why 2010 happened, what else is he too lazy to look up? How informed is he on policy subjects. Can he find his keister with both hands?

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