Thursday, September 16, 2010

America's Dirty Little Secret

It's not so little, and not so secret. Amanda, as usual, is spot-on:
The Tea Party revolt increasingly seems mostly motivated by anger at the Republicans for putting on a politically correct face instead of letting the bigot flag fly.
I've been observing a proto-typical Tea Cracker for some time now who goes by the moniker "TexasFred" and Amanda's statement here is the most concise and accurate encapsulation of the predominant attitude I see reflected in not only Fred's posts but also in those of his commenters. The fact that this angry movement has gained such traction in this country, aided by a hapless Democratic response and a trivia-hungry national media, should be cause for considerable alarm.

UPDATE: e.g.

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