February 15, 2010 11:09 AM

Commentary: Tea Party attracts profit-seekers and politicians

No matter the cause, politics is a mix of believers, opportunists and entrepreneurs. The tea party is no different. Exactly what the partiers stand for depends on your view. Here are the basics: They oppose big government and taxes, and fret about the economy. The movement also attracts birthers and people who advocate sealing America's borders.

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