John Kline and Erik Paulsen turn up noses at Michele Bachmann's tea
Tea for thee? As of 9:30 a.m. today, no other member of the House of Representatives from Minnesota has signed on as a member Michele Bachmann's Tea Party Caucus, the official "receptacle" of people pissed off that democratic elections and legislating have consequences.
Democrats Tim Walz, Betty McCollum, Keith Ellison, Collin Peterson and Jim Oberstar aren't joining the party. But what about Republicans John Kline and Erik Paulsen?
Tea for those two?
Here's the updated list of House members drinking the tea so far, as posted on Bachman's congressional website. Republicans all, it includes such luminaries as Joe "BP Apologist" Barton, and Joe "You Lie" Wilson.
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