When “they” start giving you a name – and especially when they attempt to use it in a derogatory fashion – you know you’re having an effect.
So here comes the new one – “The Tenthers.” I recently started seeing a few references to this term in the standard places, Alternet, ThinkProgress, and elsewhere. But now it seems to have come from on high like the NeoCons did with every new buzzword during the Bush years.
These days, everyone from MSNBC on downward is disparaging those who invoke the principles of limited government that the 10th Amendment stands for as something awful. And they’ve got this cute little word for it too! Continue Reading →