Humanity has advanced not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious—but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature

Tea Farty

An idea so juvenile, it could only exist for a few fleeting weeks during the height of the Tea Party movement. During that time, it traversed the Twittersphere, gathering hits from tens of thousands of viewers. Whether they were coming to shake their heads in disgust or let loose a mighty guffaw, it can’t be said that the project didn’t strike a chord.

The idea was simple: take the most extreme, most ludicrous, most bizarre tweets—and fill them with the hot air they deserved. There was no buzz-marketing, no hidden agenda. Just a few designers who were tired of taking the high road.

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