From TNR, a review of Rule and Ruin: The Downfall of Moderation and the Destruction of the Republican Party, From Eisenhower to the Tea Party by Geoffrey Kabaservice (and more). Sam Tanenhaus reviews books on the Tea Party. A wave of books anatomizes the Tea Party Movement. An interview with "recovering liberal" Elizabeth Price Foley, author of The Tea Party: Three Principles. Gus Garcia-Roberts on Victoria Jackson's excellent Tea Party adventure. Re-branding the Right: The Tea Party and its sympathizers are virtually one and the same as another highly visible political movement with low approval ratings — the Christian Right. Michael Kazin on the end of the Christian Right (and a response). Right-wingers have no compassion: A former Republican Senate Congressional staffer on why right-wingers think people without insurance deserve to die. For the last 40 years, the right's sexual paranoia has warped our politics; an expert explains how to change that. 2012 or Never: Republicans are worried this election could be their last chance to stop history — this is fear talking, but not paranoia.

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