Howard Dean: The Tea Party Of Hate By Michael McIntee | June 17, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Netroots Subscribe to Netroots Follow this author Howard Dean at Netroots Nation 2011 Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean says the future doesn’t belong to the Tea Party. He says the Republican Tea Party is rolling us back to the 50s. The 1850s. He calls the Tea Party a desperate minority that is growing more desperate as they shrink. Dean says the hate and anger of the Tea Party will never win. Full video of Howard Dean’s address to Netroots Nation 2011 Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.