Trump resistance is like the tea party—but with truth on its side
Original story at Daily Kos• 3 mentions • 2 weeks ago
Daily Kos 2 weeks ago
The contrast with the tea parties of 2009 could not be more stark. On health care, taxes, federal spending, President Obama’s American citizenship, as with almost every issue large and small, the tea baggers’ unrighteous indignation was untrue. It’s no wonder Jon Stewart warned them, “I think you might be confusing tyranny with losing.” Consider the origin story of the tea party itself. In his documentary The Legacy of Barack Obama, CNN host Fareed Zakaria discussed the uproar over bank bailouts and CEO bonuses which began during the final months of the Bush administration. As CNBC’s Rick Santelli appeared on ...