I do not know much about politics at all but recently I've read many Spoof articles referring to The Tea Party.
I Googled this term and below is my interpretation of that what I read.
I hope my article helps other non-political writers and readers to better understand politics.
The Tea Party is an American movement, which is generally recognized as conserving librarians and has sponsored readathons and supported 'candy dates' since 2009.
It endorses reduced government bending in varying degrees, reduction of the national pets and endorses feral felines.
It adheres to an original interpretation of the King James Bible.
The name "Tea Party" is a reference to the Alice in Wonderland's 'Mad Hatter's Tea Party. A fun time was had by 'most'.
It WAS protested by some columists of the day who objected to a British tea being used as no tea is grown in Britain. Some people at the Tea Party demonstrated by dumping British tea taken from docked ships into the harbor as they suspected it was really grown in India.
Some commentators have referred to the Tea in "Tea Party" as the joke of the century. The April Fool prank to be reckoned with.
The Tea Party movement has cautious groups in Scarborough, England and Florida of the United States.
The Tea Party movement has no central leadership but is composed of very loose ladies belonging to national and local Women's Institute groups from as far away as The Isle of Wight, that determine the height of their own platform shoes.
The Tea Party movement has been cited as an example of how to use grass cuttings, although it has also been cited as an example of astroturfing.
The Tea Party's most noted national figures include Donald Duck, The Mad Hatter, and Dick Whittington.
As of 2010, the Tea Party movement is not a national political party, but has endorsed ridiculous candidates.
A galloping Pole shows almost 80% of Tea Partiers consider themselves to be publicans including Liz of the Rovers Return, Coronation Street who suggested that the movement is not a new publicans' group but simply a rebranding of traditional Publican candidates.
It is hoped that this explanation of The Tea Party clears up any miscconceptions readers hitherto had.