In Mississippi, Jenny Beth Martin and Tea Party Patriots try to prove their worth
Never mind that it’s 92 degrees and nearing the end of the day: Jenny Beth Martin has started jogging between houses.
“I’ve gotta get my steps,” she calls back to the rented Suburban with the Florida license plates that has been shuttling her around with the air-
conditioning set to full blast.
In from Georgia, Martin has been spending much of the past three weeks in the state, holding conferences, making fundraising calls, meeting with local chapters of the tea party, and yes, walking door-to-door to turn out the vote