The Tea Party may be dead but its spirit lives on like the toxin in a scorpion’s stinger.
And that poison has proven lethal enough to kill the Farm Bill, leaving Republican leaders in a quandary and Congress floundering helplessly.
In voting down the bill, the Tea Party rump – now known as the Freedom Caucus for reasons that elude me – allied themselves with Democrats.
Talk about strange bedfellows!
There was a lot to hate in the Farm Bill. It Scrooged food stamp families, for example.