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All Hail the Glorious Teabag Comrades!

I direct your attention to this one sentence:

The Tea Party movement’s dirty little secret is that its chief financial backers owe their family fortune to the granddaddy of all their hatred: Stalin’s godless empire of the USSR.

You know you have to read the rest. Click here for Yasha Levine’s terrific article on the Tea Party’s Bolshevik bankroll.

Crossposted to APJ

Thursday Morning Reading

So this is supposed to be the “slow season” for political junkies? If you haven’t already read Adele Stan’s terrific AlterNet piece from Monday on how millionaires, lobbyists and special interest media strategists have gotten thousands of teabaggers to invade congressional town halls, you must! Also: I know you don’t need more evidence that right wing bobbleheads have no shame whatsoever, but you have to read this.