Kate Zernike

How the Tea Party Is Wrecking Republican Foreign Policy
December 04, 2010

Now that the midterm elections are over and voices of the Tea Party will soon be established in Congress, the movement’s views on foreign policy will come under closer scrutiny, and the results may prove surprising, not least to the Tea Partiers themselves. Those views are far from Republican orthodoxy. On some issues, the Tea Partiers will predictably line up with the Republican leadership, but on others they may find they have more in common with Democrats. They may even provide Barack Obama with unexpected support.

The Thanksgiving Wars? Just Say No.
November 25, 2010

Why does the Tea Party insist on politicizing Thanksgiving?