As we mentioned last week, the Tea Parties are here, the Tea Parties are here! So those not prepared to protest with the likes of Mark Davis, "Dave-from-London" and "Lance Hurley as Patrick Henry" at the Dallas tea'd-off affair had best steer clear of City Hall starting at 4:30 p.m. And for those in need of a complete list of area wingdings, look no further than this round-up of Texas Tea Parties -- several of which Governor Rick Perry's planning on attending, including, just maybe, gatherings at Fort Worth's LaGrave Field and Arlington's River Legacy Park.
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If you haven't seen it, last week Governor Hairspray posted to YouTube a video in which he voices his staunch support for the tea parties: "It's a day to get together with fellow patriots all across the state of Texas, send a message to Washington, D.C., let 'em know what you think about the bailouts, all this stimulus, all this runaway spending." Not gonna lie, though: The San Antonio Tea Party sounds the most interesting -- Glenn Beck and Ted Nugent? Got you in a stranglehold, baby, you best get outta the way.