Skip to comments.SCOTT WAGNER BEATS THE GOP ESTABLISHMENT - CAP and a Pennsylvania write-in revolt.
Posted on 03/20/2014 11:24:23 PM PDT by neverdem
click here to read article
What's the procedure for getting a post, like this one, highlighted in the “Editorial” column on the right side of the page?
I've scooped big news stories many times at Free Republic, and I've had several dozen posts that generated more than a hundred comments.
But I've never had a post highlighted in the right side columns.
great read. this is surely a template for conservative victory from the bottom up. it’s a model for everything that an independent conservative needs to do to win. this man and his group CAP (Citizen’s Alliance for Pensylvania) could catalyze a national conservative party. God’s speed to mr. wagner. CAP...even better than TEA.
Wait a sec - I read just this morning on FR that the “Tea Party” is over and done with.
Don’t get my hopes up and then crush ‘em.
It’s flop-sweat time at the ol’ e-GOP hotel.
This is good news!
Unlike the Florida race where GOPe candidate Jolly beat the Democrat, the Tea Party was in essence the “third party” in the form of Scott Wagner running against the Republican and Democrat candidates as a write-in.
The conservative grassroots here in my county (York) showed up to vote Wagner in. We are mad with the alleged Republican majority in our legislature that won’t go against the unions with pension reform or abolition of the unionized state stores that monopolize distribution of adult beverages.
We are even madder that the GOP controlled legislature and “Republican” Governor Tom Corbett dumped at 28 cent a gallon gas tax increase on us late last year.
Bookmarking this one as proof that a vote for the real conservative is not a vote for the Dem. Thanks for the Friday victory post.
I.E. the write in vote as a game changer.
For Worse Linda Murkowski did it in Alaska, and Now Mayor Duggan did it in Detroit to get on the ballot, and now this Senator.
IMHO it can be a powerful tool for an insurgent politician who wants to throw the long ball...
The pockets of the unions for mass transit workers and construction workers will be full and they will donate to their favorite politicians.
If you read deep into this article, you find that half the PAC’s (35 of 70) that help fund Republican Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi’s campaign treasury of 1.3 million dollars are union PAC’s.
You got it.
The GOPe machine tried to scare people around here telling them voting for Wagner would help the Democrat win.
Wagner won by 21% over his nearest rival as the third candidate.
Thanks for the post.
Dear AM - Can you post this to breaking news?
Thanks ... ; - )
This is great news. Perhaps, in the long run, this will turn PA back into a red state. There are too many infiltrators in the PA GOPe that work inside the party to keep the liberal interests in power.
I hope this guy starts showing up in campaign stops and ads with other CAP candidates. I hope CAP candidates kick ass all over the GOPe on primary day in May.
Isthe CAP formally connected to the Tea Party?
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.