Politically-challenged right-winger who can't and won't accept the outcome of the '08 presidential election. Heavily influenced by right-wing talk-show hosts, they believe the end is near for America, unless they sweep far-right politicians into office. Tear-partiers usually vacillate between lung-swelling patriotism and abject despair, often in the same sentence.
"Did you see the Tear-Partiers marched on Washington? They came to protest... everything."
Edited figures cited by partisan media outlets that either ignore the larger picture, skew heavily towards a certain political leaning, or are completely fabricated in order to advance a spurious argument. Cited frequently in online political discussions.
"I tried to push him on how many incumbents were tossed out in the last election, but he just posted a bunch of fox-math."