Tea Partiers, Like Peaceniks, <br>Upset Political Order

It irritates members of both groups when I note the similarities of the tea-party movement that swept the nation in the 2010 election and the peace movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

But they are similar. Both movements represent a surge in political activity by hundreds of thousands, even millions, of previously uninvolved citizens.

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Author Bio:

Michael Barone, senior political analyst for The Washington Examiner (www.washingtonexaminer.com), is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a Fox News Channel contributor and a co-author of The Almanac of American Politics.
Author website: http://www.bernardgoldberg.com