The New York Times on What the Tea Party and KKK Have in Common
Just about everything.
4:02 PM, Nov 28, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
Over the weekend, The New York Times published a book review of some new volumes on the history of the KKK. The author, Ohio State University professor Kevin Boyle, begins the review thusly:
Suffice to say, things go downhill from there. Jonah Goldberg has more on how Boyle ties himself in knots as he struggles to avoid mentioning that the Klan was primarily involved with the Progressive movement and the Democratic party. And while we're on the topic, Reason managing editor Jesse Walker's article "Hooded Progressivism: The secret reformist history of the Ku Klux Klan" is excellent if you want to get your Klan history straight.
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