Analyzing the tea party
Three political analysts discuss the tea party -- how it compares to other populist movements, why it's attracted such a devoted following, and what impact it might have on U.S. politics. The analysts spoke at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.
- Fred Barnes: Executive editor of The Weekly Standard. Barnes previously served as senior editor and White House correspondent for the New Republic. Barnes is a regular contributor to Fox News, and is a host of the Beltway Boys on Fox.
- Morris Fiorina: Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution.
- E.J. Dionne Jr.: Twice-weekly columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes on national policy and politics. Dionne also spent 14 years at The New York Times. He is a University Professor at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution.
- Jeffrey Goldberg: National correspondent for The Atlantic. Goldberg was previously the Middle East correspondent for The New Yorker.
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