The case of Andrew Tahmooressi, a former Marine who was arrested in Mexico on weapons charges in March, has become a cause célèbre for the Tea Party and the conservative media.

His mother, Jill Tahmooressi, has been a frequent guest on Fox News. Seventy-four Tea Party Congress members have signed on to a letter demanding his release from a Mexican jail and demanding that Barack Obama close the border until Tahmooressi is released. His story has been covered extensively on Fox News and on conservative websites, including Drudge Report, WorldNetDaily and Breitbart. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog