Tuesday, August 02, 2011
A Distinct Southern Aroma
Today's Tea Party movement is merely the latest of a series of attacks on American democracy by the white Southern minority, which for more than two centuries has not hesitated to paralyze, sabotage or, in the case of the Civil War, destroy American democracy in order to get their way.
The Republican Party continues to reap the whirlwind of the Southern Strategy. Of course, the party's leaders always expected the socially conservative south to do its bidding, but it appears that they've lost control of their golem.