The ‘limping left’ may need a sip of tea

Lawrence Lessig, founder of Change Congress and activist for clean government says the anti-corruption goals of the Tea Party are admirable and that the left should work towards the same goals.

Traditional liberals will no doubt be driven batty by a prominent progressive activist like Lessig saying this, because they too often view Republicans as the ‘Source of All That is Evil’ with their own side being (mostly) blameless. But, big money and corporate interests dominate and corrupt politics in both parties, not just one.

(Read the rest of my latest for CAIVN, which was revised from a previous post here. The current firestorm of protest against TSA certainly shows that sometimes Left and Right do indeed agree on issues.)

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