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Wither Tea Party?

Thomas Bowden discusses the pros and cons of the tea party movement:

The tea party’s aim to restore America’s founding ideals are commendable, but it still harbors the same moral impetus that’s justified bigger government since the Progressive Era. To deliver on its promise to restore lost freedoms, the tea party must anchor its work in Ayn Rand’s understanding that all schemes that sacrifice the individual to society are morally wrong. ["The tea party will fail -- unless it fully embraces individualism as a moral ideal"]

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