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February 17, 2010

Claim: Clinton/Carville Machine to Dig Dirt on Tea Party Leaders, Seek to "Turn" a Few with Money or Coercion, and Smear the Rest

True? I don't know. But it's sort of standard politics (except for the bribery part). So why shouldn't it be true?

Not only do Democrats face the possibility of losing their congressional majorities, massive losses in state house races could jeopardize redistricting next year and set back the progressive agenda for at least a decade.

So, the Clinton Empire is planning to strike back.

Big Government has learned that Clintonistas are plotting a “push/pull” strategy. They plan to identify 7-8 national figures active in the tea party movement and engage in deep opposition research on them. If possible, they will identify one or two they can perhaps ‘turn’, either with money or threats, to create a mole in the movement. The others will be subjected to a full-on smear campaign. (Has MSNBC already been notified?)

Big Government has also learned that James Carville will head up the effort.

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