Obama Aides Weigh Ads calling Tea Party Extremist Radicals

Posted on September 19, 2010


Obama’s political advisers, looking for ways to help Democrats and alter the course of the midterm elections in the final weeks, are considering a national advertising campaign that would cast the Republican Party as all but taken over by Tea Party extremists.

We need to get out the message that it’s now really dangerous to re-empower the Republican Party because the people who have taken over the party are radical,” said one Democratic strategist who has spoken with White House advisers

Obama Aides Weigh Ads Tying Republicans to Tea Party – NYTimes.com.