Remember when members of the “tea party” took to the streets in 2009 in what was often termed as a “battle for the soul of our democracy,” a grass-roots effort by ordinary Americans to “take out country back” from the evils of “Obamacare”? Well would you be surprised to know that many of the prominent politicians and talking heads who voiced support for that movement are now condemning the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations as “divisive” acts of “class warfare.”
Well, you shouldn’t be, for hypocrisy in politics — on both sides of ideological spectrum — is as American as corn dogs and fried butter. Thankfully we have the Daily Show to remind us of that.
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