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What does John McCain Have Against Tea Party Hobbits?

The fiery, independent version of the Republican senator from Arizona took to the floor of the Senate Wednesday morning. Demanding “straight talk,” Mr. McCain accused conservatives of abandoning reason by opposing the House Republican leader’s plan to resolve the debt crisis.

Mr. McCain mocked Tea Party-allied Republicans in the House for believing — wrongly, he said — that President Obama and Democrats will get the blame for a default if Republicans refuse to increase the nation’s debt ceiling.

By that flawed logic, “Democrats would have no choice but to pass a balanced budget amendment and reform entitlements and the Tea Party Hobbits could return to Middle Earth,” he said, quoting a Wall Street Journal editorial.

From The New York Times

Maybe this is some liberal psyche out, they're not too sharp when it comes to anything related to the Tea Party anyway. Maybe the Wall Street Journal thinks they're ignorant of of Tolkien mythology as well.

Think about it. "Tea Party Hobbits?" Is that supposed to be an insult? The Hobbits win in the epic Lord of the Rings story!

Well, not all of them. There are RINO's, and then there's...