When fascism comes to America,
it will be wrapped in the flag
and carrying a cross. ~ Sinclair Lewis
It's not so much that Tea Partiers hate all government but that the hate any government that they don't control and that doesn't impose their will on everyone else. Tea Party heroes Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder have both used heavy-handed governmental powers to impose their will upon the people. Snyder's "Financial Martial Law" has seen the governor takeover local governments and rule by fiat.
universal suffrage) they would deny.
Fear of Change
Mister, we could use a man
like Herbert Hoover again.
President Obama's campaign theme, "Change we can believe in," was like a dog whistle to Tea Partiers. Change is the last thing they believe in. Black Tea Party favorite, Herm Cain, has waxed nostalgic for the good old days of Jim Crow and segregation. They want to restore the original intent of the Constitution although 90% haven't read the Constitution. Their adherence to the strict wording of the Constitution includes a desire to rewrite most of the document.
Know Nothing Party. Of course, American citizens who happen to be Hispanic, Muslim, Gay, or liberals are not "Real Americans" and, hence, are not deserving of constitutional protections.