Reality begs to differ.

DORIAN WARREN, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: The Republican strategy is basically to be a white party, and a white Southern party. And the time is, the clock is ticking on that demographic in this country.

HARRIS-PERRY: And apparently an all-male party. I mean, what I kept feeling this week is, I hear you, when I first heard the discourse of the Tea Party, you know, as much as I wasn’t in agreement with it, I kind of like populist movements that are asking for jobs and asking and worrying about, you know, about the effects of big government.