KevinBoyle http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19249/all en Classy: Frequent NYT Book Reviewer Compares Tea Party to KKK http://www.mrc.org/articles/classy-frequent-nyt-book-reviewer-compares-tea-party-kkk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ohio State University professor Kevin Boyle: &quot;Imagine a political movement created in a moment of terrible anxiety, its origins shrouded in a peculiar combination of manipulation and grass-roots mobilization, its ranks dominated by Christian conservatives and self-proclaimed patriots, its agenda driven by its members&#039; fervent embrace of nationalism, nativism and moral regeneration, with more than a whiff of racism wafting through it. No, not that movement.&quot; </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Kevin Boyle reviewed two new books on the Ku Klux Klan for the Sunday Times Book Review under the heading '<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/27/books/review/the-not-so-invisible-empire.html?sq=kevin%20boyle%20kkk&st=cse&scp=1&pagewanted=all">The Not-So-Invisible Empire</a>.' Boyle, an Ohio State University history professor and frequent contributor to the Times Book Review, compared the Tea Party to the Ku Klux Klan.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/classy-frequent-nyt-book-reviewer-compares-tea-party-kkk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BookReview KevinBoyle KuKluxKlan liberalmediabias NewYorkTimes NewYorkTimesbias SamTanenhaus TeaParty TimesWatch Mon, 28 Nov 2011 19:11:00 +0000 38637 at http://www.mrc.org