TEA Party: Tobacco Everywhere Always

An article at desmogblog.com about research that shows that the anti-black, anti-Latino, anti-Muslim, and homophobic astroturf effort was partially funded by Philip Morris and RJR: TEA Party: Tobacco Everywhere Always

This is not news to people who have been following the tobacco industry for a long time: the same two tobacco companies were major funders of the late Sen. Jesse Helms (R-NC).

So, if you belong to one of the groups targeted by the Tea Party, you’re handing over money to people that hate you every time you buy a pack of cigarettes.