Rove: Tea Parties 'Largely Novices,' 'Unsophisticated People'

7 years ago by David

Karl Rove often complains about liberal elitism but seemed to offer some elitism of his own Wednesday. In an interview with MSNBC's Savannah Guthrie and Chuck Todd, Rove said that Tea Party protesters were "unsophisticated people."

"Look, these movements -- this Tea Party movement -- is largely novices, relatively politically unsophisticated people as a result sometimes their rhetoric is raw and angry," he said.


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