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Frank Rich in the NYT on the Tea Party. He’s sort of responding, I think, to Ben McGrath’s great New Yorker article about that same “group” (if a loosely organised collection of smaller groups with different motivations can be called a group). There’s a growing recognition that the movement (ah, that’s a better word) isn’t just an easily-dismissed collection of kooks and conspiracy theorists. Not easy to dismiss, at any rate. Yikes.

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    A quite amusing metaphor for the US conservative party, the Republicans, in the referenced NYT article;- “…likened the...
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