Monday, October 18, 2010

Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi and His Take on the Tea Party

Image from source, Rolling Stone
This article is quite a read, and validates my own impression of the Tea Party phenomenon. Ordinarily, I like to write my own take on any article I'm excerpting, but it would pale in comparison. Just read.


Matt Taibbi on the Tea Party

It's taken three trips to Kentucky, but I'm finally getting my Tea Party epiphany exactly where you'd expect: at a Sarah Palin rally. The red-hot mama of American exceptionalism has flown in to speak at something called the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, a gospel-music hoedown in a giant convention center filled with thousands of elderly white Southerners. Palin — who earlier this morning held a closed-door fundraiser for Rand Paul, the Tea Party champion running for the U.S. Senate — is railing against a GOP establishment that has just seen Tea Partiers oust entrenched Republican hacks in Delaware and New York. The dingbat revolution, it seems, is nigh. . .

Read more at: Rolling Stone

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