Schism brews in Coffee Party - Ben Smith - POLITICO.com Read that the other day, below is a follow up... The Coffee Party and its discontents - Ben Smith - POLITICO.com The second article includes an update with more info from each side of the so called "schism". The newsworthiness of a Coffee Party dispute pales in comparison only to the newsworthiness of the fact that this so called movement still exist in some pathetic form. Meh, more power to them. Worst case it's mildly good news for those who make and sell cofffee.