This is essentially the point I made in Decoding the Teabagger Code. So I'm glad to see Buchanan agrees with me. And so much more succinctly, too.
The Tea Party protests aren't about taxes, healthcare, or creeping "socialism." They're about white people bemoaning their loss of power. That's why 99% of the protesters are white--why minorities don't support the
Maybe we should call Buchanan and his whining white brigade "teababies": a combination of "teabaggers" and "crybabies." Poor teababies crying over the loss of their white privilege. "They" (blacks, women, immigrants, gays, foreigners, et al.) are taking over and the teababies don't like it!
In case you weren't sure...
It's fun to lampoon the teababies, but we shouldn't ignore Buchanan's argument. In case someone thinks he has a point, Judy Gans posted this response on Facebook:
This is a continuation of Buchanan's argument in Buchanan: US "Built by White Folks", which got trashed in Buchanan's Intellectual Dishonesty. So we don't need to discuss it further. Suffice it to say that Buchanan loses again.
For more on what today's conservative teababies think, see The Evidence for Teabagger Racism and the related links.
Below: "I even look a little like George Washington and Ronald Reagan, don't you think? People who resemble me should be in charge."