invisible hands

Frank Rich at NYTimes:

Vive la révolution!

There’s just one element missing from these snapshots of America’s ostensibly spontaneous and leaderless populist uprising: the sugar daddies who are bankrolling it, and have been doing so since well before the ‘death panel’ warm-up acts of last summer.

Yasha Levine, “The tea parties are AstroTurf — fake grassroots.”

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