• Title: The Tea Party Movement
  • Author: Yuri N. Maltsev Roman A. Skaskiw Jacob H. Huebert
  • ISBN: 9780313396939
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Tea Party Movement The Tea Party Movement is not a book of advocacy Rather it is intended to explain the party its history ideas and strategies from a nonpartisan perspective Starting with its origins in Ron Paul s
    The Tea Party Movement is not a book of advocacy Rather, it is intended to explain the party its history, ideas, and strategies from a nonpartisan perspective Starting with its origins in Ron Paul s 2008 presidential campaign, the book looks at how the movement grew through grassroots efforts, how it caught the nation s attention, and how it began to achieve politica The Tea Party Movement is not a book of advocacy Rather, it is intended to explain the party its history, ideas, and strategies from a nonpartisan perspective Starting with its origins in Ron Paul s 2008 presidential campaign, the book looks at how the movement grew through grassroots efforts, how it caught the nation s attention, and how it began to achieve political success as Tea Party backed candidates helped the Republicans retake control of the House of Representatives.Various strands of thought that have influenced the Tea Party are analyzed and its motivations explored In addition, the book examines the way the media has treated the party and how the Republican mainstream has struggled to adapt to this vocal constituency Some of the less publicized ways the party is working to advance its cause are revealed, including the promotion of state nullification of unconstitutional federal laws Finally, serious disagreements between the party s conservative and libertarian members are discussed and the movement s prospects for success considered in light of these and other challenges.

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