"A convocation of eagles," the perfect totem for our Tea Party Clan," we twittered John Hawkins of Right Wing News this morning in response to Item #9 of his "10 Random Thoughts in 140 Characters Or Less" linked at Twitter:
Definitely not a herd, but a pack isn't quite right either. Think alpha dogs or wolves. That doesn't catch the spirit of us tea-partying "masses yearning to breathe free" of creeping statism. A convocation of eagles soars.
Update: "Just saw your latest post!!! Last time I looked, it wasn't there. AWESOME!!!" writes our imail correspondent:
She: That is, of course, what the bloodless Left fears the most … the convocation of eagles.
We: He blew out of the family nest as an infant and was hand-raised by people. They say he thinks he's a human and can't fend for himself. Goes begging for food when they try to "release" him in the wild. So they brought him back into the fold and feed him in exchange for his ambassadorial career.
National service in exchange for government handouts. President Obama would love it!