- Jun 17, 2005
Because it has to do with how they spend the money more than how much money is spent. While Tea Party supporters wanted to balance the budget the philosophy that leads them to think that a balanced budget is a priority also leads them to believe that any sort of social net (that they don't personally benefit from) is immoral.Why not vote for Democrats though? Serious question. If fiscal responsibility is your thing it’s not hard to see which party has been more fiscally responsible.