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Drawing lines and setting narratives

Sam Tanenhaus reviews three recent books on the Tea Party in Will the Tea Get Cold? 02/09/2012, including The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism by Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson. The material he cites from their book give credence to the notion that "cultural" issues like race far outweigh economic issues for those who identify with the Tea Party.
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FDL Book Salon Welcomes Vanessa Williamson, The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

I encourage readers to purchase two copies of The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism – one for themselves and one as a Christmas present for their right wing uncle. That uncle might well stay with Skocpol and Will... Read Post

The Importance of Process

US Politics / Liberal : Tapped (3 years ago)

I just read Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson's soon-to-be-released book The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism, and this passage stuck out as particularly notable. It ought to give some pause to both liberals ... Read Post

The Tea Party and the One Percent

US Politics / Liberal : Tapped (3 years ago)

The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism. By Theda Skocpol and Vanessa Williamson, Oxford University Press, 264 pages, $24.95. Tea Party Patriots: The Second American Revolution. By Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Marti... Read Post


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