NORWICH – The Chenango Tea Party hosted a ribbon cutting opening its campaign headquarters in the heart of downtown Norwich Thursday. The campaign center, located in a storefront at 5 South Broad St., will remain open until the presidential election. The office will be manned by members of the Tea Party from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
“We want to explain to people, in a nonpartisan way, the truth about the candidates, how they really stand on issues, not the hype,” said Chenango Tea Party founder and coordinator Charles Resseguie. “We want to inform people. We get our information from other tea party groups,” he said.
“We have lots of different sources, tea party groups, and lots of online sources,” added Gilda Ward.
“We’re even getting some of our sources from the liberal media,” said Resseguie. “Newsweek magazine just published a cover story titled ‘Hit the road, Barack.’ The New York Times and other liberal media are digging up things and coming out against tyranny,” he said.