Lim: Tea Party “Pseudo-Relevant” and on the Wane

David PesciFebruary 22, 20121min
Government prof. says social issues rise over fiscal issues will blunt the group's influence

In a feature by The Harford Courant‘s Daniela Altimari, Elvin Lim, associate professor of government, discusses the rapid rise and what many are saying the nearly as rapid fall of the Tea Party. In part, Lim says, the increased emphasis of social issues in this election over fiscal issues will further serve to blunt the Tea Party’s efforts and enthusiasm.