In September 2009, thousands of conservatives traveled to Washington to march in protest of ObamaCare, which was being crafted by the White House and Democrats in Congress. On posters, Obama was depicted as Hitler and the Joker. The tea party was in full force, and "don't tread on me" became a thing.
The next year, thousands of tea party lovers returned to the capital for a rally hosted by the right-wing conspiracist Glenn Beck. There were flags, signs, and plenty of anti-Obama rhetoric to go...Full Story