The Tea Party and Us

THE GREAT TEA PARTY FRAUD By Carl Boggs One of the most pathetic charades on the American scene is the shameless media reverence extended to Tea Party crusaders ostensibly dedicated to libertarian values, free markets, and interests of the “little guy”(in Sarah Palin’s oft-repeated parlance). About Palin, Rep. Michele Bachman, Senators Jim DeMint and Rand Paul, the dozens of newly-elected House wingers, and their followers, we are sold narratives of angry “outsiders” storming the bastions of power, ready to transform the Beltway. A quick reality-check, however, reveals [...]