Of Grassroots And Astroturf

During this seemingly-endless month of August, as the health care debate rages at full boil across America, there's been a lot of talk about two terms, grassroots and astroturf. The first term is probably familiar to you, even if you've never considered yourself a political activist or even that much of a political person. Grassroots is the term used to describe "bottom-up" (i.e. - grassroots)...