New University of Washington poll shows significant differences between conservatives and Tea Party followers
According to the latest multi-state survey by the UW’s Institute for the Study of Ethnicity, Race & Sexuality, there are significant differences in opinions between self-described conservatives who support the tea party movement and those who do not.
Lead researcher Christopher Parker said he was interested in looking at differences in response to recent columns by conservative writers who expressed concerns that tea partiers were outside the mainstream conservative movement.
“Our data suggests the concerns of George Will and other conservatives are well founded. (Former House Speaker Newt) Gingrich and (former Arkansas Gov. Mike) Huckabee’s attacks on the president, apparently …