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  • The Tea Tantrum Movement

    04/11/2009 3:21:50 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 228 replies · 6,008+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | April 10, 2009 | Andrew Sullivan
    I spent the better part of an hour earlier today scanning the various sites and blogs to try and understand what specifically the Fox-Pajamas tea parties are about. Having absorbed about as much of the literature as I can, I have to say I'm still befuddled. Option 1: It's a protest of the bank bailouts orchestrated by Bush and now Obama. But surely these tea-partiers understand what would happen if we didn't bail the banks out. Are they advocating letting major banks fail? Or are they advocating a Krugman-style government take-over? No idea. Option 2: It's a protest against tax...