in the Roanoke Times, F. D. Bloss is fed up:
The teapublican party has become a Fifth Column, a term from Spain’s mid-1930s civil war when four columns of fascist soldiers of Gen. Francisco Franco converged on Madrid to overthrow the people’s recently elected progressive government. Franco sympathizers within Madrid became “the Fifth Column,” which now defines a group of people who undermine a larger group (nation) by any means at their disposal.
The tea party-dominated GOP, now a Fifth Column, will continue to provoke government shutdowns unless we defeat tea party candidates at the ballot box.
Remember, voting is not a right, it’s a duty.
Do read the rest.