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This Ain't No Tea Party

It is interesting to watch the protests in Wisconsin and the subsequent undulations of solidarity and further protests occurring across the country over the past couple of weeks. I heard a figure last week sometime that over 600,000 people had taken part in protests in Wisconsin alone since the future ex-governor Walker broke the back of AFSME in his state.

It is also interesting to see the difference in reporting of this movement and the reporting done on ‘Tea Party’ rallies over the past two years. From watching fox and CNN, one might think that theri si some equivoenc