Thursday, April 16, 2009

Graph included - Ross Douthat on the tea parties: "So if you're inclined to sneer and giggle at the Tea Parties, keep in mind that just because a group of protesters looks ragged, resentful, and naive, that doesn't necessarily mean they're wrong to be alarmed."


Anonymous said...

...they're far more likely to reconfirm the majority in its opinion that American conservatism is increasingly wacky, echo-chamberish, and out-of-touch...The majority of whose opinion, exactly?

Cnn-hack "journalists"?

Anonymous said...

A better quote about the Teabagger Tots:
"Until the right is able to make a constructive and specific argument about how they intend to reduce spending and debt and borrowing, they deserve to be dismissed as performance artists in a desperate search for coherence in an age that has left them bewilderingly behind."