Andrew Levine on Tea Party Smarts and the poison of Ted Cruz

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According to Wikipedia the Tea Party movement, it is not even a party, is …

Several polls have been conducted on the demographics of the movement. Though the various polls sometimes turn up slightly different results, they tend to show that Tea Party supporters tend more likely than Americans overall to be white, male, married, older than 45, regularly attending religious services, conservative, and to be more wealthy and have more education.[135][136][137][138][139] Broadly speaking, multiple surveys have found between 10% and 30% of Americans identify as a member of the Tea Party movement.[9][140] Most Republicans and 20% of Democrats support the movement.[141]

And as Levine points out Ted Cruz and David Brat are the very epitome of this. Both being graduates of the most prestigious private Universities. Both doing very well academically…

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