Not Birch Beer, birch tea. Robyn Blumner:
If you’ve ever wondered what happened to the John Birch Society, author Claire Conner of Dunedin can tell you. The radical right-wing group that was briefly a player in national conservative politics in the 1960s is back, under a different name: tea party.
The Koch brothers’ daddy was a Bircher.
They continue the tradition, but with more skillful P. R.