Prof. Parker Contributed Article to The Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog

One week after being interviewed by The Washington Post's Ezra Klein, UW Political Science Professor Christopher Parker contributed a guest post to the Post's Monkey Cage Blog. In the article entitled "The Tea Party is better understood as a reactionary conservative force," Parker discusses the rift between congressional Republicans and the Tea Party as well as the difference between the two groups. Professor Parker's article was published on The Washington Post website on October 8, 2013. 

The Monkey Cage is a blog that relies upon political science research "to make sense of the circus that is politics." It was named 2010 Blog of the Year by The Week and a 2012 Best Blog by Time.