Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Tea Party Power: PA Poll

So why the change of heart for Corbett, who wouldn't rule out a tax hike one month ago?
Two words: Tea party.

The conservative anti-tax movement of disaffected voters angry with the level of spending in Washington and Harrisburg has emerged as an influential political force in Pennsylvania, a new Franklin & Marshall College poll shows.

Nearly half of the 954 registered voters surveyed — 45 percent — said they would be likely to vote for a candidate who supports the tea party movement's goals.