This little exchange between Karl Rove and Delaware primary victor Christine O’Donnell, mediated by George Stephanopolous on Wednesday’s “Good Morning America,” just might indicate that the tea party movement is creating rifts within the GOP in a potentially useful way for the opposition.

Regardless of whether it helps the Dems or not, it’s clear that there’s more than a little bit of tension on the right now that O’Donnell, who is officially not someone whom GOP arch-strategist Karl Rove approves of in the least, has demonstrated the tea party’s power at the polls.

That said, O’Donnell may want to brush up on her media skills, as we don’t believe she meant to tell Stephanopolous that one of her concerns as a candidate is “how we’re gonna defend the homeland of our security.” –KA

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