The Tea Party vs. the Progressives

Really? This would be funny if it was on The Colbert Report, but (un)fortunately it occurred in real life. Sometimes reality is better than fiction.

Radical Shriek
Lefty academics convene in Berkeley to try to make sense of the Tea Party movement.

“I wonder if we’re likely to see a Timothy McVeigh situation,” says Nicholas Robert, an attendee originally from Australia, who basically wonders if any Tea Partiers can be arrested. “It seems to be that we’re being very polite. I wonder if there are any legal mechanisms—one that comes to mind are the provisions used to crush the Wobblies.”

2 Responses to The Tea Party vs. the Progressives

  1. j. christian says:

    I know I’m a right wing Christofascist and all that, so why didn’t I think of “crushing” the opposition as Mr. Robert suggests?

  2. Foxfier says:

    Maybe Katie Couric can help them, if she’s back from the “reat unwashed middle of the country” like “Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and New Brunswick, New Jersey.”

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