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Whatever its faults, the Tea Party identified the right target

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It's been five years since Rick Santelli's CNBC "rant that shook the world" helped give rise to the Tea Party movement. The first wave of anti-big-government protests began in the cities, and they were "about as libertarian as it gets," as political number-cruncher Nate Silver put it at the time: light on moralism, heavy on "fiscal responsibility, limited government, and free markets," per the...

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