I don't know what the tea party has to do with that. It is pretty clear that whoever is in power will make a move to sieze retirement accounts from "the rich". The hard part was convincng liberals that corporations needed to offload their pension and health care costs onto the workers. The fact that corporations can now get away with transforming to a "part time" work force is just icing on the cake.
When you realize that R's and D's are both intent on stealling as much as they can from you usng different methods, you will feel foolish.
But yeah, a ROTH IRA? They are coming for it.