California’s Republican Party is courting the state’s tea partyers with a new television ad, reports DailyCaller.com.
|Tea partyers protest in California (AP photo)
The ad goes on the attack against the state’s Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, saying he wants to increase taxes and that he turned down a Republican initiative to balance the budget.
It also proclaims that Californians are “taxed enough already,” a common phrase in the tea party movement.
As the Caller points out, it is one of several phrases that the acronym “TEA” stands for.
Brown’s plan to fight the state’s $9.6 billion deficit includes tax increases.
If lawmakers don’t pass a budget by July 1, they will not be paid according to new legislative rules.
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