The average Oklahoman aligns more with the tea party philosophy of limited government and lower taxes.
Commentary Kyle D. Loveless
In the recent Oklahoma City Council elections, all of the candidates aligned with the tea party movement lost. Critics, news pieces and bloggers across the metro and state were using these losses as a setback or high-water mark of how much influence the tea party folks have in Oklahoma.
Commentary Doug Loudenback
The Committee for Oklahoma City Momentum, a recently formed nonprofit
organization, spent $486,041 to support and oppose candidates during the
recent Oklahoma City Council elections in Wards 2, 5, 6 and 8.