March 2, 2010

Commentary: Fears of tea partiers go beyond Obama's race

A few words on the meaning of tea. They are occasioned by a recent commentary from Keith Olbermann of MSNBC. The commentary — you can find it on YouTube — scores the tea party movement as the outcry of people who haven't yet made peace with the fact that their president is black. My point is not that Olbermann's argument is wrong but, rather, that it is incomplete.

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