Tuesday, September 14, 2010

National Journal: How Tea Party Organizes Without Leaders

In America, right-wing movements have tended to focus on taking over politics, left-wing ones on changing the culture. Like its leftist precursors, the Tea Party Patriots thinks of itself as a social movement, not a political one. 
Centerless swarms are bad at transactional politics. But they may be pretty good at cultural reform. In any case, the experiment begins.