Faux Populism

A recent, dubious Rasmussen poll showing a hypothetical Tea Party out-polling the GOP has Right Wing elites in an uproar.  Of course, neither the Tea Partiers, nor the Republicans, nor really even the Democrats are truly populist in any historical sense of the word.  They may serve different elites, and in the case of the Tea Partiers may not even realize they are serving elites, but serve they do.

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