"The Tea Party is Racist"

And I'm not the only one who thinks so.

It seems to me that many of the unfounded criticisms against President Obama stem from somewhere not entirely rational. The far right of the right --which at times feels like the majority of the right--has been repeatedly accused, rightly, of racism in their defiant vow to "defeat Obama not matter what it takes." Even Glenn Beck thinks so.

While browsing The Huffington Post (a succesful progressive news and blog site), I found an article featuring this video of Morgan Freeman giving his thoughts on the Tea Party to CNN:

On a slight digression, here is a map from a 2008 NY Times article following the presidential election depicting which counties voted more Republican than in prior elections. Notice anything?

Electoral Shifts 2008 vs 2004

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