This is a must watch interview of Matt Taibbi by Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker on Taibbi’s new book ‘Griftopia’:
I think Taibbi’s approach to the Tea Party is the correct one – he understands the rage and is in some ways supportive of the movement. He just thinks it is massively misplaced and a serious danger to any real progress.
We mock them at our peril as they seem to be getting stronger and stronger the worse government is seen to be performing.
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.