Wow shocker! It's basically what you already know. Sounds like typical Republican stereotype. NYTimes Poll and Article (see sidebar Multimedia for complete results) Are you more likely to trust information from ... Other supporters, 45% tv/newspapers 37% Gossip is ALWAYS right you know No wonder they are regarded as lunatic fringe. 32% of Teapartiers vs 18% of general respondents say they are retired. Oh yeah no socialism but keep your hands off my Social Security and Medicare! Let's start means testing or stopping the automatic cost-of-living-adjustment. Or could just go total right wing and stop Soc. Sec. and Medicare altogether. Let's try that and see how hard they will be crying. How out of touch are they? Believe they reflect the views of most Americans 84% vs 25% of the general respondents. Aren't these people just whiney, rich, old, white people squealing like grumpy old men who need a diaper change?