Midway through a Font Du Lac, Wisconsin Tea Party Rally Florida talk show host Andrea Shea King took the stage and told the audience that everyone was describing the downgrade of US debt to AA+ from AAA as the “tea party downgrade,” laying the blame squarely on the Tea Party. But rather than boo those who claim the tea party caused the downgrade, the 200 or so Wisconsinites in attendance cheered, sounding almost proud to be blamed for the downgrade.
Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, writer, blogger and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Advocate, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, Raw Story, and The Huffington Post
July 16, 2017