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Tea Party Punches Back at Lugar

Sen. Dick Lugar (R., Ind.) is already facing a likely 2012 primary challenger in Richard Mourdock, the state treasurer. But Lugar, unlike other Senate GOP veterans, is in no mood to make an appeal to the Tea Party movement. Instead, in a recent interview with an Indiana TV station, Lugar urged the Tea Party to "get real" when it comes to Beltway politics. As the Washington Post notes, Lugar, who has amassed a $2.
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