March 17, 2010
The Hardly Audible anti-HCR Noise Machine. (Or: The Week the Tea Party Became a Caricature of Itself)
(Captain) America in decline.
(image 1 & 2: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. caption 1: Jim Griffin (L) of Fort Washington, Maryland, wears a Captain America costume while participating with several hundred others in a “CODE RED” rally in opposition to the health care reform bill on Capitol Hill March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. Sponsored by The American Grass Roots Coalition and the Tea Party Express, the rally focused attention and opposition to the congressional Democrats’ efforts to push through a final vote on health care reform by the end of the week.)