One thing unrealistic about this image is that
the spelling is correct on the signs.
UPDATED – OVER 75,000 100,000 SIGNATURES! Whoo-Hoo! Ex-Senator Blanche Lincoln couldn’t say “No” to corporate money when she was in office and the same is true now. A longtime mouthpiece for WalMart, JPMorgan-Chase, and champion of the KeystoneXL pipeline, Blanche Lincoln is now reunited with another old Senate campaign sponsor, Monsanto. She needs to live […]
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2012/02/poor-white-and-republican.html This article is reminiscent of Thomas Frank’s “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”. It describes how many poor whites in the South depend on government handouts but, at the same time, are attracted to the Tea Party’s anti-government message. Biting the spoon that feeds them? Comments comments
In a lengthy article in The Atlantic, How American Politics Went Insane, Jonathan Rauch diagnoses dysfunction in American politics as being caused by a breakdown of party structure and the rise of extremist outside groups such as the Tea Party who can’t be controlled. Rauch’s proposed solution to our political dysfunction is to bring back […]