Do Democrats actually believe referring to Tea Party attendees by a provocative sexual term will help bring the country together?

And why would a member of Congress need journalists to find out what's on the minds of her constituents?

Such questions seem quite important as more and more leftwing politicians refer to folks whose opinions they disagree with as "teabaggers."

Most recent on the list was Congressman Maxine Waters (D-Cali.) who on Wednesday told radio's Bill Press, "I want journalists to be all over those rallies and those marches with the birthers and the teabaggers" (YouTube audio embedded below the fold with partial transcript, h/t Sean Hannity):

Maxine Waters, a key Democrat congresswoman that has been implicated in blocking government oversight that could have prevented the current financial crisis, was caught lying Friday evening about her connection to failed lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

During the panel discussion of HBO's "Real Time," Waters was challenged by the Wall Street Journal's Stephen Moore about the campaign contributions she's received from these government sponsored enterprises.

Despite what public records clearly show, Waters denied she had ever taken any money from these two companies (video embedded right courtesy our dear friend MsUnderestimated):

When it comes to investigating Dems, the MSM is all But when a Republican is potentially in the crosshairs, the liberal media suddenly goes Eliot Ness . . .

Take the New York Times editorial of this morning, Mr. Rove Gets Out of Town, which amounts to an extended plea to Democrats to investigate Karl Rove on matters sundry. Huffs the Times: