Wearing a tea party shirt, Randy Hook of Hopewell spoke of a "battle of good and evil."
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck has exposed that evil, epitomized by administration initiatives like health care reform, Hook told Shuster. But Republicans have been inadequate defenders of the good, he said.
"Why is there no righteousness?" he asked rhetorically, speaking of his hatred of socialism.
"I'd rather be dead than socialist," he said.
The Republicans lack passion, Pastor Roy Steward of Logan Township said.
"You should be shouting to the highest heavens," he said.
The U.S. is "headed to Satan," said another man.
"We're being killed slowly," he said, who said it's getting worse than Nazi Germany, he added.