The Truth About the Tea Party
A New York Times poll reveals the surprising demographics of the Tea Party. Peter Beinart calls them phony populists, but Tunku Varadarajan says that's a media fantasy.
A new New York Times poll shows Tea Partiers are grumpy, older, well-off Americans who think white people are oppressed—in other words, Republicans.
The New York Times poll forces the mainstream media to admit it: They’ve been building a story line about this grass-roots movement based on their prejudices, not the facts.