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Opinion

Farah Stockman

Tea Partiers see UN plot to take over America

Tea Party activists have always raised their fist against the pesky intrusions of the federal government. But these days, they are turning their eyes toward a far more insidious threat: the United Nations.

If you weren’t aware of this looming danger, let me explain: Two weeks ago, activists helped derail a UN treaty to regulate international weapons transfers, based on rumors that it threatens gun ownership in the United States.

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