TITLE

Tea Party is an Anti-Populist Elite Tool

AUTHOR(S)
LIND, MICHAEL
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Progressive Populist;12/1/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 21, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reiterates his argument that progressives and mainstream pundits have made a mistake of treating Tea Party radicalism as an outburst of irrationality rather than understanding it as a calculated strategy by the regional elite of the South. He considers the Tea Party as the "newest right" and an incarnation of an evolving right-wing tradition in the U.S. He references a survey which found that majority of Tea Party's supporters either identify or lead toward the Republican Party.
ACCESSION #
91997796

 

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