'The tea parties are an extension of our need to protect the future for our children'By MICHAEL GRAHAM
Read the rest, you will like it too.If Momma ain't happy, ain't nobody happy. And if you've been to a tea party, you know Momma ain't happy at all.Forget "angry white men." In the male-dominated world of conservative politics, the tea party stands out as a movement of energized and organized women. In particular, moms.Moms like Sarah Palin, of course, who's been described as the "Momma Bear" of the tea party movement. But more important are the thousands of women at the state and local level who created this political phenomenon.Moms like Christen Varley, the suburban mother of four who organized the successful tea party rally on Boston Common last month. Moms like Karen Miner Herd, who calls herself "one of the founding mothers" of the tea party movement in Virginia.