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Above Tea Party Rants | Blue Oklahoma
In my last post, I discussed an article written by Tom Daxon, a former state auditor and inspector, that was ostensibly about suggesting ideas to lessen the state's massive budget crisis but was really a Tea Party rant against "socialism's embrace." The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, a right-wing think tank that tries to put an intellectual spin on conservative dogma no matter how contradictory, published the article. Compare that article to a recent blog post by David Blatt, director of the Oklahoma Policy Institute, a think tank that some will argue leans left but most often just crunches budget numbers and makes sensible, nonpartisan suggestions about tax and other government policy.