The King Street Patriots, a Texas Tea Party group with an affiliate which intends to check “voter fraud” at the polls in the 2012 elections, tomorrow will host author Matthew Vadum. Who, you may ask, is Matthew Vadum? He is a sorry bastard… um, he is an author “who thinks that registering poor people to vote is un-American and ‘like handing out burglary tools to criminals.’ ” So he’s back to the late 18th century, when the discussion raged over whether property ownership should be a requirement for a voter.
How do those who claim to oppose class war, whether they are GOP or TP, plan to spin this manifest example of class warfare? Is there such thing as too much honesty about one’s radical right-wing objectives? Apparently not for the Tea Party!
It’s happening in my very own city, at a restaurant I’ve actually been to once. But at $100/plate, I doubt I’ll be attending.