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WASHINGTON — Actually, no, Mr. Vice President, the Tea Party gang wasn’t “acting like terrorists.” They were acting like kidnappers. Let’s get our insults correct.

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They weren’t inflicting harm on members of a group of people in order to terrorize the larger group. They acted like kidnappers who seize and detain a person (in this case, a nation of persons) in exchange for ransom. 

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