Is the Tea Party over? Maybe

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October 2, 2011
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by Terrance Heath  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"It's always struck me as odd that the media could portray the tea party as a 'grassroots movement.' From its corporate origins on CNBC to its corporate PR backing and its even more corporate agenda, not much about it has ever seemed grassroots to me. Odder still was the portrayal of the tea party as a history-based movement, when its political icons don't understand the history of the original Tea Party or the history it wants to appropriate. But nothing has been stranger to me than the portrayal of the tea party as a popular movement. Popular with whom?" (09/30/11)  


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