Ian Buruma believes that due to global economic insecurity, the American phenomenon is taking off world wide:
I’ve said this before, I really think the Tea Party movement needs to be engaged rather than ridiculed. While they may be completely wrong in their analysis of what is going awry, they have legitimate cause to be very, very pissed off.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.