What are Cargo Cult Republicans? Cargo Cult Republicans are those whose behavior and beliefs have devolved into a quasi-religious mindset towards Modern American Conservatism revolving around the 1980’s and Ronald Reagan in an idealized, ritualized and unrealistic way. The influence of this aspect of modern American Conservatism is palpable yet there has been very little… Continue reading The Republican Cargo Cult : Explaining the GOP’s “Turn Back the Clock” Obsession.
Reading the Tea Leaves as the Tea Party Leaves UPDATED 2-12-2013 Was there EVER a Tea Party? Is it just a figment of the media’s collective imagination? The only time hear about the Tea Party seems to be when it gets sued for overbooking hotel rooms to the tune of ¾ million dollars. Add to… Continue reading Is There an Actual Tea Party ?