Well, these idiots went right along with Boehner and Cantor and McCarthy continuing as leaders. Goemert nominated Gingrich to be speaker and not one republican seconded the nomination. They could have sent a message but they chose to cower in fear (of a man with no spine, no less).
Um, I think Gingrich was in the exact same position once upon a time. How much better did he do than Boner? Is that precise a measurement possible?