'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Not long after the Tea Party sprang into being in the spring of 2009, America's elites started vilifying the movement. In an article worthy of a class-action libel suit, the New York Review of Books depicted the Tea Party's first march on Washington as a parade of bigots. Ex-president Jimmy Carter spit venom at Tea Partiers by saying they resented an African-American president - a baseless charge of racism willingly echoed by the media.
Middle-class values, Lasch warned, would be hollowed out by a value-neutral educational system preaching multiculturalism.