Herman Cain has a following all over the United States.
I was never a real fan of him, but the attacks leveled on him were just disgusting. If you want an example of media hypocrisy, look no further than that.
With the tea party, I've noticed that it is a mix of Republicans and independents, even with a few democrats mixed up in everything. However, there is a point to be made that the majority of them do seem to be Boomers. I don't see very many people there my age.