I think the Tea Party learned a valuable lesson with the protests. Like the original Tea partiers, they have started to work as groups, and in the dark of night.
If it wasn't so wrong it would be funny, at the lefties, who cry like a little girl, when they hear the word Tea Party.
Obama tried to use the IRS to stop them, and that made them stronger. They might not be seen on the streets, but they are alive and well.