On Astroturf and Frankenstein: Reflections on “the Tea Party,” the People, and the Ruling Class

30/05/11 0 COMMENTS

“I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.” So said Victor Frankenstein about the “monster” and “daemon” he had created in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein. You have to wonder how many corporate and Republican elites are starting to feel at least a little like that about the hard right Tea Party…read futher.

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