The Monkey Cage: Tea Party


Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 12/18/2013

‘None, it seems, are happier than the Tea Partiers . . .’ Umm, maybe not.

Arthur Brooks claimed that people at the extremes are happier than political moderates. But data from the General Social Survey contradict this claim.

By Andrew Gelman  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  General Social Survey, Happiness, Tea Party

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/08/2013

“The Tea Party is better understood as a reactionary conservative force.”

Why Tea Party conservatives are not your ordinary conservatives.

By Christopher Parker  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tea Party