Prof. Christopher Parker work quoted in the New York Times, "America holds onto an undemocratic assumption from its founding: that some people deserve more power than others"

In an article penned by NYT writer Jamelle Bouie, the theme is that the Republican Party took a turn for the much more confrontational when the Tea Party surfaced.

But where did the descructive style of politics come from? Conventional thought says the Republicans of the mid 1990s Congress.

But the author says it is more than a fear of of over taxation and spending and more a fear of losing their country to others.

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