“The Great Tea Party Masequerade”: A Review (by Lance Selfa) of Paul Street’s New Book Crashing the Tea Party

20/06/11 0 COMMENTS

Paul Street and Anthony DiMaggio wouldn’t dispute the Tea Party’s impact, but they aren’t buying the media spin. Their Crashing the Tea Party: Mass Media and the Campaign to Remake American Politics systematically dismantles the notion that the Tea Party represented a genuine independent political movement. And they document the role of the major media in nurturing the Tea Party’s growth and promoting its mythology.  Read more…

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