Actual Headline

New York Times: Poll Finds Tea Party Backers Wealthier and More Educated.

Which, by the way, is true. A New York Times/CBS News poll did indeed find that "Tea Party supporters are wealthier and more well-educated than the general public."

But it also found that: "The 18 percent of Americans who identify themselves as Tea Party supporters tend to be Republican, white, male, married and older than 45."

Which means that a more accurate headline would be: Poll Finds Tea Party Backers More Privileged.

Digby's got a comprehensive review of the poll findings that will underline why that distinction is actually rather important. [SPOILER WARNING: They're racist.]

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