In the Arena

Populism Minus People

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I was hoping to go down to Nashville to cover the Tea Party Convention there next month–yes, yes, in part to hang out with a few of my music buddies–but it seems the Real Americans aren’t interested in having the press report on their serious, no doubt, tribulations. I mean, what would Glenn Beck make of a quote-popular-unquote movement that wants to conduct its quote–business–unquote behind closed doors…something’s really fishy there, right, Glenn? Some sort of…conspiracy, perhaps? Oh! My country! My country! It just…sniff…makes me want to cry for America.