Scott K. Parks


Nonprofit hopes to profit from 'conservative anger'

DALLAS – A month after President Barack Obama took office in January, Drew Ryun moved to Texas and began organizing the state office of American Majority. Ryun is among many political organizers across the nation who watched the Tea Party phenomenon and is now asking the question: “Can you harness conservative anger about the direction the country is headed and convert those sign-waving protests into votes for 2010 and 2012? “I think the chances are about 50-50,” Ryun said.