Alex Snitker rants about how establishment politicians are laughing at the tea party, patriot and 912 groups because they think you’re impotent. They no longer fear the tea party groups because they think that all you do is attend meetings and complain. Oh sure, occasionally a Republican official will drop by a tea party event and throw some platitudes your way, but do they fear you? According to several recent off-the-record conversations with high ranking party officials and elected representatives, the answer is NO. They think you’re a cute little social club.