Jon Stewart: GOP Is the Tea Party

Battle for party's soul is won, says Daily Show host
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 21, 2010 5:04 AM CDT

(Newser) – With Karl Rove having fallen into line after some pressure from Sarah Palin and endorsed Christine O'Donnell, it's time to stop talking about the Tea Party movement as "a battle for the Republican Party's soul," argues Jon Stewart. The Tea Partiers are, at heart, conservative Republicans and they've already won, the Daily Show host points out.

"Now the battle is how many Republicans think they can cram themselves onto their train," Stewart riffs. "The question now is: 'What's the soul of the Tea Party?'" Click here for more on Jon Stewart and here for more on Christine O'Donnell.

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