Monday, January 11, 2010

Book Review: A New American Tea Party by John M O'Hara

Finally, an accurate overview of the modern tea party movement that has been well researched and without an agenda. While it's obvious that O'Hara is attuned and sympathetic to the cause, he does try and be as objective as possible. t's unclear whether or not anyone deeply involved in the movement will need this book. However, this should be required reading for all journalists who are reporting on the tea party saga. This is a very much a simple precise detailed primer to the background of what has been going on. What is most useful is the fact that he realizes that those involved are motivated with a frustration of politicians of all parties. It is not a left and right issue. The distillation of the arrogance of both politicians and the mainstream media is measured but more

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