Jim DeMint Addresses the Masses
Jim DeMint Addresses the Masses
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
July 27 2011 12:59 PM

Jim DeMint Addresses the Masses

Today's Tea Party rally outside the Senate -- the "Hold the Line" rally -- attracted a few dozen activists, and about as many reporters. Here's a shot of Jim DeMint addressing the crowd, more members of which were in the shade to the right.


Thought experiment: If liberals pulled a few hundred people to Congress for a rally against cuts/for tax hikes, would they get this much coverage?

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post. 

  Slate Plus
Hang Up And Listen
Feb. 9 2016 1:49 PM The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.