Tea party Republicans’ districts are suffering economically, and many in them blame the president.
Owner Tom Hackett, 59, right, and butcher Randy Bryson wind down Hackett’s Meat Market in Rome, Ga., shortly before the store closes for good. Hackett, who ran the business for five years, says the store was hampered by the weak local economy, a new chain grocery store down the street and a bank that said it couldn’t lend to him anymore. He also blames President Obama. David Walter Banks Buy Photo