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Rove: 'Unsophisticated' Tea Partiers Responsible For 'Unfortunate' Incidents (VIDEO)

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Rove said:

This Tea Party movement is largely novices, relatively politically unsophisticated people. And as a result, sometimes their rhetoric is raw and angry.

Rove then compared the Tea Party movement to the anti-war movement in the 1960s and the Civil Rights movement.

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