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'Tea party' becomes just plain tea party -- what should we do with the quotes?

The high sheriffs of The Washington Post Stylebook have decreed: The Post will no longer use quotation marks when referring to the tea party. So where should that extra pair of quotation marks go? We're looking for a phrase or initiative related to Washington government and politics that most deserves quotation marks. Something like "political science" or "stimulus package"? Leave your suggestions in the comments.

By 44 Editor  | September 28, 2010; 9:41 AM ET
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"Conservative Democrat"; "Prolife Democrat"

Posted by: mbecker9081 | September 30, 2010 10:19 AM | Report abuse

take "our country" back.

Posted by: hitpoints | September 29, 2010 12:34 PM | Report abuse

"defending the Constitution"

Posted by: hitpoints | September 29, 2010 12:31 PM | Report abuse

"president"

Posted by: rporter8555 | September 29, 2010 7:56 AM | Report abuse

"global warming"

Posted by: JBaustian | September 28, 2010 5:33 PM | Report abuse

"Second-Amendment remedies" -- what I mean is, never take the quotes OFF of that baby.

Posted by: hallosev2 | September 28, 2010 5:07 PM | Report abuse

"Pledge to America"

Posted by: kathycory | September 28, 2010 1:25 PM | Report abuse

I guess this is from the esteemed professors at Kaplan University.

Posted by: Cornell1984 | September 28, 2010 11:34 AM | Report abuse

"stylebook"

Posted by: pattypotter | September 28, 2010 11:24 AM | Report abuse

"stylebook"

Posted by: pattypotter | September 28, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

"stylebook"

Posted by: pattypotter | September 28, 2010 11:23 AM | Report abuse

Follow Sharron Angle's lead and put them around the word "autism".

Posted by: laurlnhardy | September 28, 2010 10:11 AM | Report abuse

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