He’s been in the party for a long time, they are not ignoring him, the know him. He’s a great soldier for the cause but unless he can show an ability in the big game, they are not going to promote him over those with a greater range of abilities politically. He’s a great man and a great representative but only a good politician. It’s a political game on the national stage, it takes a great politician or a hell of a lot of luck.
Maybe one day that will change, and we will be better for it, but today is not that day.
That's a vague statement...more elaboration is a required. Is it your judgment alone or do you have facts?