Mike Lee, one of our CLC speakers, gave the Tea Party response to the State of the Union Address.
Some excerpts are available here. (Maybe video too by Wednesday morning.)
One telling quote:
“But where does this new inequality come from? From government — every time it takes rights and opportunities away from the American people and gives them instead to politicians, bureaucrats, and special interests.”
He doesn’t just make things look bad by denying the liberal accusation; he turns it into a weapon and directs it back at liberalism. And he’s tactful but clear that he thinks Republicans need to clean up their act too.