Gov. Rick Perry, right, speaks to the crowd during a "Don't Mess With Texas" tea party rally at City Hall on, April 15, 2009, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)
Gov. Rick Perry, right, speaks to the crowd during a "Don't Mess With Texas" tea party rally at City Hall on, April 15, 2009, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck) AP
Gov. Rick Perry, right, speaks to the crowd during a "Don't Mess With Texas" tea party rally at City Hall on, April 15, 2009, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck) AP

Commentary: Tea party expressed real concerns

April 21, 2009 3:06 AM