For thousands of Americans, Tax Day was a moment to protest what they see as bloated budgets and a pile of debt being passed on to their children.

For CNN, MSNBC and other media outlets, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to use the word "teabagging" in a sentence. The term is a reference to a sex act involving part of the male genitalia. For more on the media coverage of the tea parties, click here.

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