Inconsistency on Demand.

This is fascinating. According to this story linked to from the conservative site Drudge Report, Tea Party groups are opposing the “Occupy” movement’s attempts to curtail Black Friday spending with a “BUYcott” movement. They are, according to the article, “encouraging consumers to shop on Black Friday to help the economy recover.”

This is interesting for two reasons. First, the Tea Partiers here are pretty much saying “we support the corporations”, which most people already knew, but it’s still surprising how obvious they are about it.

Second is the fact that by taking this action, it seems to me that the Tea Partiers are unwittingly admitting their opponents are right, and that stimulating the demand-side is a way to improve the economy.

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