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Tea Party in Mayberry

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By Doug Powers  •  October 7, 2010 02:00 PM

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Long before Andy Griffith shilled for Obamacare in an ad you paid for, Ron Howard starred with Griffith in a 2008 campaign video dedicated to telling everyone how much Hope & Change was needed in order to save the country.

In the spirit of equal Howard family time, below is a short video from Heritage Action called “Obama Tax Hikes” in which Ron Howard’s brother, Clint, strikes a blow for the rebellion.

Clint occasionally appeared on the Andy Griffith Show as “Leon,” so I’m going to consider this ad to be the beginnings of a Tea Party in Mayberry:

I think I know which Howard brother will have bragging rights at the Thanksgiving table this year.

Update: I’d forgotten about this little Obamacare/Mayberry skit I put together back when Andy Griffith starting pitching the health care law — I’ll have to figure out how to incorporate Clint:

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