Midday Hour 2 for July 14, 2010
Tea party supporters AP Photo/Jeff Curry Guests Fred Barnes: Executive editor of The Weekly Standard. Barnes previously served as senior editor and White House correspondent for the New Republic. Barnes is a regular contributor to Fox News, and is a host of the Beltway Boys on Fox. Morris Fiorina: Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution. E.J. Dionne Jr.: Twice-weekly columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes on national policy and politics. Dionne also spent 14 years at The New York Times. He is a University Professor at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. Jeffrey Goldberg: National correspondent for The Atlantic. Goldberg was previously the Middle East correspondent for The New Yorker.
Three political analysts discuss the tea party -- how it compares to other populist movements, why it's attracted such a devoted following, and what impact it might have on U.S. politics. The analysts spoke at the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.