30 Years On, I think that “Postliberal” sums it up best
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
"I have in my hand a list of 206 known racists in the Tea Party."
Actually, the modern version is worse. State Department employees are paid by the taxpayers to represent us to foreign powers - Tea Partiers are just citizen protestors, not beholden to anyone. Secondly, since the fall of the Iron Curtain and examination of their records, we know that McCarthy's number, however cheesily or imaginatively obtained, was quite low.