Michelle Malkin

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Malkin speaks at Denver protest. Photo credit: Slapstick Politics
Michelle Malkin is a conservative blogger and a leading organizer of the Tea Party U.S.A., or Chicago Tea Party movement, which began on Thursday, February 19 when Rick Santelli made the on-air remarks that became known as the "Rant Heard 'Round the World."[1][2]

Malkin refers to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as the "Generational Theft Act of 2009."

She was a lead speaker at the Denver Stimulus Bill Protest 2009.

Background

This event was part of a national movement referred to as the Chicago Tea Party. The series of protests began in Seattle, Washington on February 16, 2009, later gaining momentum on Thursday, February 19, when Rick Santelli in an on-air segment on CNBC Business Newslive called for a "Chicago Tea Party." Santelli's remarks became known as the "Rant Heard 'Round the World."[3]

Organizers sprang up in many different quarters of the fiscally conservative movement online and include Top Conservatives on Twitter, Smart Girl Politics, Don't Go, Americans for Tax Reform, the Heartland Institute, American Spectator Magazine, the New American Tea Party and many others.[4]

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