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

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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