They'll do everything they can to attack a movement that presents counter ideas.
The Republicans and democrats have, for too long, simply ran on 'we're not them!' instead of saying, vote for us because we believe x, x, x, x, and x whereas out counterparts believe in y, y, y, y, and y.
The tea party will continue to grow because people are frustrated and angry at a government that will not listen. The more the tea party message gets out, the more people will hop on board in direct opposition of this administration.
1/19/09, the last day of Free America.
Pericles "Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. "
"[T]he people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government and to reform, alter, or totally change the same when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it." --Samuel Adams