American Tea Party Top 40

The smash hits of conservative alienation.

If the Tea Party movement really is, as some organizers have put it, this generation’s Civil Rights movement, we should expect some decent music. In theory. But while the next Pete Seeger or Bob Dylan has yet to materialize, it hasn’t been for lack of effort: Conservative unrest with all things governmental has sparked an outpouring of musical expression. Behold the awesomeness. (Click on thumbnail videos at left to view. Click on the arrow below the thumbnails to see the next batch.)

 

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