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August 23, 2010

Ground Zero Tea Party

Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Who’s treading on who, now?

So much for the focus on economics, as well as individual liberty, freedom of religion and private property rights. Besides demonstrating how much the Tea Party goes where the wind blows, its flag flying above these anti-Muslim, anti-Park 51 protesters captures how much the so-called movement is preying on fear, looking to scapegoat and is terminally distracted from real issues.

(caption: Opponents of an Islamic cultural center and mosque planned to be built near Ground Zero in lower Manhattan gather during a demonstration on August 22, 2010 in New York, New York.)

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