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Poll: Whom do you blame for the country’s ills?

This week, anchor Jeff Greenfield explores the “Occupy Wall Street” and tea party movements in a report that examines the politics of resentment throughout American history. Several commentators have pointed out the similarities between these two disparate movements: Both have expressed outrage at the TARP bailouts that succeeded the financial crisis of 2007-2008 and frustration with persistently¬†high rates of unemployment two years after the recession technically came to an end. But that’s where the similarities end: “Occupy” and the tea party hold vastly different groups accountable for the nation’s current economic challenges.

 

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