The Atlanta Tea Party, scheduled for July 4th at Gwinnett Place Mall, has been cancelled.But via Glenn Reynolds and Bob Owens, it turns out that top Democratic Party donors schemed to have the event shut down, "Large Democratic Donors Help Shut Down July 4 Atlanta Tea Party":
A real estate company whose owners have contributed heavily to Democratic causes apparently used articles and content on conservative blogs to justify bringing about pressure to shut down an Atlanta tea party protest scheduled for the Fourth of July — an event that organizers estimated would attract 20,000 people.Go to the post for the screencaps and concluding analysis.
The apparent plot was uncovered when blogger and radio talk show host Andrea Shea King noticed an unusual amount of traffic coming to her site earlier this month.
On Jun 16, Andrea Shea King emailed me, questioning a heavy burst of Sitemeter traffic coming from Simon.com. She included screencaps of the traffic, two of which are reproduced below (click to enlarge).
As Glenn says, "Well, I guess that means they’re afraid."
They should be: The Obama/Democratic agenda is shaping up as THE MASSIVE FAIL of 2009!