The Tea Partiers are undoubtedly viewing “job creators” (large corporate CEOs and managers) as essential to growing American jobs, wages, and prosperity.
At the same time, when drilling deeper into their support of the free market capitalist system, they seem to be capable of distinguishing between “free market” capitalism and government rigged market corporatism; resting the blame at the feet of a captured, by these “job creators’” self-serving interests, USG. The differences between their assessment of the status quo: state socialism, and the “radical” left’s: state capitalism (corporatism/fascism) seems to mostly hinge on semantics. But the shared denominator is, in effect, a corporate interests favoring, corrupted Washington, on both sides of the aisle.
The TPers answer is to demolish, from the inside, the GOP’s slavish relationship to corporate interests dependence on direct big-government financial and regulatory subsidies and protections, be it GM or TBTF financial institutions. Not a bad first step, albeit the most egregious psychopathic welfare queen, the MIC, would be spared if they had their way.
The liberal left, enamored of the absurd conceit that big government is always a force for good, acts like a deer paralyzed by headlights — it can’t think straight and can’t advance; it represents roadkill in the making.