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Published on Aug 26, 2012
This clip compares the Tea Party to the American Taliban. It is a very witty commentary on our current political system, one that deserves proper attention.
-ideological purity -compromise as weakness -a fundamentalist belief in scriptural literalism -denying science -unmoved by facts -undeterred by new information -a hostile fear of progress -a demonization of education -a need to control women's bodies -severe xenophobia -tribal mentality -intolerance of dissent -a pathological hatred of the U.S. government They can call themselves the Tea Party/Conservatives/Republicans ... But we should call them what they are. The American Taliban.