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<p><b>WINNING ON A SILVER PLATTER?</b><br />It looks like the GOP has created a monster (“Tea Party’s rise could undercut mainstream GOP,” Boston.com, May 30). Says Tom Jen-sen, director of Public Policy Polling: “Repub-licans are definitely doing Dem-ocrats a favor if they nominate these Tea Party candidates.” Personally, I’m fired up about North Carolina congres-sional con-tender Tim D’Annunzio, who allegedly “claimed to have dis-cov-er-ed the Ark of the Cove-nant.” Indiana Jones for president.<br /> </p>