Conservative darling Sarah Palin had no trouble stirring up Tea Partiers at a rally in Boston, not far from the site where colonists staged the original Tea Party revolt centuries ago.
The problems in the United States are “nothing a good old fashioned election can’t fix,” she told the crowd of several thousand on the Boston Common. “The first test will be at the ballot box in November.”
The former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate, who wore a red leather jacket, brought plenty of red meat rhetoric to the anti-tax Tea Party.
Speculation persists that she may be weighing a White House run in 2012, but for the moment she was focused on the 2010 congressional elections in which Republicans are hoping to unseat Democrats from the majority.
“It is time to remind (elected officials) that government should be working for us, we should not have to work for the government. That’s why there are more and more patriots every day standing up and speaking out,” she said.