Professor Christopher Parker shows the role of racial resentment in the rise of the Tea Party and connects it to “the paranoid style” in American politics. Parker points to white fears of America’s changing demographics as a driving force in today’s GOP.
- Read his two-page brief, The Tea Party and the Revival of Paranoia in U.S. Politics.
- Check out his book, Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and Reactionary Politics in America.