OK, so this isn't the real CEO of Crayola. But she makes a convincing case that Crayola should be thanking Tea Partiers. While the movement has made real strides in political clout and convinced many pundits to take them seriously, Tea Partiers also remain dedicated holders of political rallies. These rallies are filled with hand-written signs, many of them presumably made with Crayola products. Whatever you think of the Tea Partiers and their politics, there's no denying the movement's love for writing things in big, bold, colorful letters. And what better ally in that mission that Crayola?
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