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Tea Party not your cup of tea? Blame Ralph Nader

In Uncategorized on February 16, 2010 at 5:14 pm

In this post I am going to stretch out my neck a bit and comment on the recent phenomenon of the Tea Party movement. The NY Times has a nice investigative piece on the movement today.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/16/us/politics/16teaparty.html?ref=us

It is worth noting first that online this article is much less prominent than it is in the paper version (front page above the fold with picture) and this may say something about the audience that the Times is trying reach with the story. I think it is clear that the not so hidden agenda of the article is to make us afraid of the Tea Party folks. They do a good job of this and there is reason to fear the kinds of energies that could be unleashed. Read the rest of this entry »

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