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ANN COULTER ENDORSES CANTOR PRIMARY CHALLENGER DAVID BRAT
Breitbart ^ | April 17, 2014 | by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY

Posted on 04/17/2014 9:21:12 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

Conservative writer Ann Coulter is enthusiastically endorsing Tea Party-backed candidate David Brat in his primary challenge of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in the upcoming June primary, citing Cantor's support for immigration reform.

In her nationally syndicated column, Ms. Coulter wrote that her endorsement was based on Brat's opposition to Cantor's immigration policies. Ms. Coulter labeled Cantor a "Maniacal Amnesty Supporter" in the column, and described him as "amnesty-addled."

"Cantor says 'immigration reform could be an economic boon to this country,'" wrote Coulter. "You don't have to be an economics professor [like Dave Brat] to know that bringing in millions of workers is not 'an economic boon' to the workers already here. (If only we could bring in millions of workers to compete for Cantor's job.)"

Coulter applauded Brat, who she wrote "responded to Cantor's baby-talk, saying immigration 'lowers wages, adds to unemployment, and the taxpayer pays the tab for any benefits to folks coming in.'"

"Anyone opposing an incumbent Republican for any reason other than amnesty is a fraud or an idiot," Ms. Coulter argued. "Right now, immigration and Obamacare are the only things that matter. Since every Republican voted against Obamacare, that leaves only immigration," she added.

Ms. Coulter wrote that Brat was one of three men who are challenging incumbent Republican supporters of amnesty in the primaries who pass her test of conservative campaign credibility "with flying colors."

The other two are Dr. Greg Brannon, running in North Carolina's Republican U.S. Senate primary, and Frank Roche, challenging a Republican in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District, who Ms. Coulter describes as "the lying, amnesty-supporting Renee Ellmers."

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 113th; 2014endorsements; 2014midterms; aliens; amnesty; ann; anncoulter; brat; cantor; coulter; elections; gope; illegalimmigration; teapartyrebellion; va2014; virginia
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1 posted on 04/17/2014 9:21:12 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Syncro; onyx; BuckeyeTexan

Go, Ann!! Now that’s more like it!!


2 posted on 04/17/2014 9:22:38 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Stopped Clock?


3 posted on 04/17/2014 9:25:55 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Jim Robinson

See the comments at Breitbart—enough said.


4 posted on 04/17/2014 9:28:18 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Jim Robinson

okay... so where did this come from? color me hmmmmm...


5 posted on 04/17/2014 9:28:36 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Jim Robinson

It would be great to see at least one of these Amnesty hustlers bite it in the primary.


6 posted on 04/17/2014 9:31:21 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Jim Robinson

why don’t we call this mess exactly what it is — “invasion reform” ?


7 posted on 04/17/2014 9:41:21 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Paladin2

Who did Bill Maher endorse?


8 posted on 04/17/2014 9:41:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Jim Robinson
Excellent.

I don't know how many of you noticed that Cantor loudly criticized Obama yesterday after Obama phoned Cantor and talked about Immigration Reform.

Cantor was at his theatrical best.

He bellowed loudly how Obama could not be trusted and how the House would never support the Gang of Eight Senate bill.

In fact, Cantor, just like Boehner, is itching to pass some form of Amnesty plus huge increases in guest workers and Green Cards.

Cantor's primary opponent, as I recall, is an Economics professor, very articulate, and he is going straight for Cantor's throat on the Immigration issue.

Cantor is clearly rattled by this guy, and Cantor's anti-Immigration charade on Wednesday clearly indicates Cantor is afraid that Republican David Brat can beat him.

9 posted on 04/17/2014 9:43:32 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Paladin2

Ann really is conservative and one of, if not THE best conservative author ever.

Problem is that the last few years she hasn’t been heeding her own words. She went totally against what she teaches in her books.

HOPEFULLY, she’s realized the error of her ways and will come back to the conservative side of things. We do need her, if she’ll behave herself.


10 posted on 04/17/2014 9:43:58 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: Jim Robinson

” - - - “You don’t have to be an economics professor [like Dave Brat] - - - “

I didn’t know that. Thanks, Ann.

Cantor is clueless on Economics, so Kudos to Ann for choosing to support an Economics professor.

______________________

Cantor is being groomed to continue the cave-in, doormat Republican Method that has assured defeat for Republican Candidates for decades.

Ann C. is tip-toeing in on the Illegal Alien Invaders from Mexico topic, but has a long way to go before she makes much sense in what is good for America.

Let’s see if she starts flopping like a Romney!


11 posted on 04/17/2014 9:51:53 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Broken clock.....


12 posted on 04/17/2014 9:56:56 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Jim Robinson
I know a lot of people here at Free Republic are very, very down on Ann Coulter.

But Ann is, and always has been, a 24 carat anti-Amnesty hawk, which is why she supports Republican David Brat against Cantor.

She passionately believes that Amnesty - plus our current policy of 1 million new citizens per year - will destroy American Conservatism.

As far as I can see, she is the only nationally known Republican who has made this a core campaign issue for 2012 and 2014.

13 posted on 04/17/2014 9:57:13 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Jim Robinson
That's great but I thought Coulter made some absolutist statement about not
challenging incumbent Pubbies!? I guess she doesn't play by her own rules.
14 posted on 04/17/2014 10:30:03 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

And if Cantor looses, how strong is the Democrat candidate vs. a tea party candidate?


15 posted on 04/17/2014 10:38:38 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: zeestephen

She supports Romney again...an amnesty pusher. Ann is all over the map.


16 posted on 04/17/2014 11:00:50 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: gleeaikin

This is a solid GOP district, and the Democrat running is a notorious moonbat and bomb-thrower. Any GOP nominee will be favored.


17 posted on 04/17/2014 11:30:35 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Jim Robinson
Wow, she really does have RINO's pegged. She probably called Maher and said, watch this
before sending out the message.

Now Conservatives are back on her train wreck? She's a hocus pucus showgirl.

18 posted on 04/17/2014 11:33:06 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: zeestephen
You are not paying attention. Everyone she has supported in the past have been Pro-Amnesty.
You must be talking about her acting career script on Fox.
19 posted on 04/17/2014 11:34:39 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Jim Robinson

bttt


20 posted on 04/17/2014 11:35:26 PM PDT by Pelham (If you do not deport it is amnesty by default.)
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To: DrewsMum

She was in love...


21 posted on 04/17/2014 11:37:20 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: MaxMax; gwgn02
Sorry, Max, I pay intensely close attention on Immigration.

In the 2012 primaries, Mitt was the most hawkish GOP candidate on Immigration.

In speeches, in Sunday interviews, in debates, and on paper, Romney was the most hawkish by a mile.

That was the main policy reason Ann Coulter supported Romney.

And, that was the main policy reason Coulter rejected Chris Christie.

Now, I know you guys disagree with her on a lot of other issues.

And I know Romney has recently backed away from some of the Immigration positions he held in 2012.

However, until a couple months ago, Ted Cruz was clearly to the Left of Romney on Immigration.

Just recently, Cruz has gotten a lot more specific and a lot more hawkish on Immigration.

I was surprised at the sharp comments Coulter made about Cruz and Immigration, but I am not ready to throw Coulter to the sharks just yet.

22 posted on 04/18/2014 1:15:23 AM PDT by zeestephen
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To: gwgn02

Her book sales must really be in the toilet.

23 posted on 04/18/2014 1:46:51 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Graewoulf

“Let’s see if she starts flopping like a Romney!”

Actually Romney’s Amnesty position seems to be the best one possible. Whether he meant any of it is another question. Also whether he would have come after our guns and defended Obamacare will always be open questions. And like just about everyone else here, I had/have serious doubts about this guy as president.

Romney’s Amnesty position was to simply make life difficult for the Illegals, so they would WANT to go home. No benefits at all (i.e., Food Stamps, Health Care, Housing, Education...). That is the best solution, for once their home, their kids stay there with them...and their kids.


24 posted on 04/18/2014 3:18:47 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Jim Robinson

The “Goddess” redeems herself here. Good for you Ann I was worried about you for a bit


25 posted on 04/18/2014 3:31:27 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: DrewsMum
HOPEFULLY, she’s realized the error of her ways and will come back to the conservative side of things...

Ma'am, may I be so cynical as to think that it's more along the lines of her wanting to sell more books to conservatives?

26 posted on 04/18/2014 4:29:46 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: Vendome

“Broken clock” BINGO! We have a winner! She talks enough to occasionally say something useful, so what?


27 posted on 04/18/2014 4:42:06 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Congress needs a Brat to fight the Rats.


28 posted on 04/18/2014 5:09:19 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Jim Robinson

As if the primary challenger didn’t have enough hurdles to overcome —


29 posted on 04/18/2014 5:25:31 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: zeestephen

And I know Romney has recently backed away from some of the Immigration positions he held in 2012.


Which proves that the instincts of the people at FR regarding Romney/immigration were correct in the first place.

That said, I still love Ann and simply grant her the occasional dispensation when it comes to this issue or that. She’s a WRITER and doesn’t have a vote on these things in any case.

Ann Coulter wrote the first four chapters of Treason. Few who criticize her can claim better conservative credential than what is on those pages.


30 posted on 04/18/2014 5:40:26 AM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: Jim Robinson

ANN BECAME INSUGNIFICENT AFTER ENDORSING CHRISTIE .


31 posted on 04/18/2014 5:41:05 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: 0bamanomics is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Jim Robinson

I cant get passed the awful things she has said about Sarah.

I just dont like the woman (Ann) , I really have no use for her


32 posted on 04/18/2014 5:54:10 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (Sarah Palin 2016 OR BUST)
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To: Jim Robinson

So according to Coulter, government printing a trillion dollars a year doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter until it matters.


33 posted on 04/18/2014 6:01:48 AM PDT by MulberryDraw (Repeal it.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I don’t think VA voters often deny re-nominations to the inbcumbents they recognize. But liberals did that in 1966 to the late Howard W. Smith, known for his opposition to civil rights and feminism.


34 posted on 04/18/2014 6:32:49 AM PDT by Theodore R. (It was inevitable: Texans will always be for Cornball and George P.!)
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To: BobL

My feeble attempt at humor was meant to target RINO Pride in Romney’s famous “Etch-A-Sketch” daily flip flop stance on the topics of the day.

I stand corrected by you in that Romney did not flip flop on his Self Deportation concept, which was and is the cheapest way yet to increase job opportunities for Americans, and reduce the devastating financial taxpayer burden caused since 1986 by the Illegal Alien Invaders from Mexico.


35 posted on 04/18/2014 6:44:28 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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36 posted on 04/18/2014 6:47:20 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: latina4dubya

She has him confused with qctor Benjamin Brat.


37 posted on 04/18/2014 7:16:04 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: Jim Robinson

Ann reminds everyone of the crazy, eccentric aunt every family has. She’ll say and do things that make us wonder if she’s all there but in the end we still love her. That said, she’s another GOP pundit who has spent a little too much time in the establishment arena and it’s warping her political mind.


38 posted on 04/18/2014 7:18:34 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: Jim Robinson

Happy to hear. Sometimes I don’t understand this woman’s mind though, she’s essentially backing Mitt Romney in 2016, combine that with her mancrush on Christie.


39 posted on 04/18/2014 7:18:46 AM PDT by CountryClassSF
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To: Jim Robinson
I will never understand this Republican compulsion to create more Democrat voters. They've somehow convinced themselves that if they just support amnesty, then American Hispanics will see how nice they are and vote GOP. They won't. They'll never vote Republican. Neither will their 20 million newly minted Democrat cousins.

The Republicans might as well push for voting rights for the dead; they vote Democrat too.

40 posted on 04/18/2014 7:23:58 AM PDT by Redcloak (Winter is coming.)
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To: b4its2late

I have never understood why many men here on FR think Ann is pretty or sexy.

She is unbelievably bony, angular, and just overall harsh looking.

A skinny boy’s body with boobs.
Plus she is a RINO. A bamboozler peddling her books.


41 posted on 04/18/2014 8:01:18 AM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: Jim Robinson; Syncro; onyx

Yes! Finally. Geez, I’ve missed her. I hope this is a new trend.


42 posted on 04/18/2014 8:21:00 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Jim Robinson

Boy, that should sway a lot of voters /s


43 posted on 04/18/2014 8:29:13 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Graewoulf

Cantor is being groomed to continue the cave-in, doormat Republican Method that has assured defeat for Republican Candidates for decades.

They’re all there for one reason and that’s to cash in. They’re all a bunch of narcissists. And I mean “ALL”.


44 posted on 04/18/2014 8:32:06 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: zeestephen

You are correct on each and every point. Ann has been very good this issue.


45 posted on 04/18/2014 8:32:08 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: Jim Robinson
We need to kick all the politicians out and get new blood in that will defend the Constitution and stand by it til death them do part.

I wish we can get eviction orders against the family that is in the peoples White House now!

They sure are trashing it with all their lies and corruption.

46 posted on 04/18/2014 8:34:49 AM PDT by TEARUNNER14 (AS A FORMER FETUS, I RESENT ABORTIONS! God is my protector.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Ann!! Now that’s more like it!!

Hear! Hear!

When Cantor used his position to betray both America's interests, as well as the clearest possible interests of his own party, he threw down the gauntlet to Conservative Republicans, as well as patriots in general. Obviously, if that is Republican "leadership," it is difficult to see how any of us can continue to support the party. It really comes down to a question of "either/ or" on a much broader scale than one Congressional Primary.

While the people of one Virginia House District will decide between Cantor & Brat, their decision will have a very considerable effect on what happens in a great many States, this November.

Our prayers will go with Mr. Brat, whom, I must admit, I do not even know. (And, then there is the drama in the District just to the North of mine, in Ohio!!)

William Flax

47 posted on 04/18/2014 8:40:01 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Aurorales
The issue, here, is really not Ann Coulter. It is the fact that both the number one & number two leaders of the House of Representatives, are prepared to sell out America's single most vital interest--that is having a say on who will be an "American," tomorrow.

Ann has shown the courage & resolve to step forward on this. Your swiping at her over other matters, not relevant to the coming Virginia Primary, is certainly your right. But do you really want to distract others from a very essential issue?

William Flax

48 posted on 04/18/2014 9:30:42 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Aurorales

Her looks are disturbing to me, especially as she ages and still insists on dressing like a 22 year old. The more black makeup she cakes around her eyes, the more she is looking like a man dressed as a woman.


49 posted on 04/18/2014 10:03:13 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: jmaroneps37

I think I had enough of her ascerbic tone when she turned her eyes to and heart against her own constituency, calling us various names for not supporting her “Mill Stone” (Romney).

It was amusing the way she morphed into Sysiphus, pressing her dainty shoulder to a boulder and rolling it uphill, both ways, everyday.

Her unqualified support of Don’t Boy and again, her backstabbing the rest if us, while she pranced about and even on Hannity, as some freakish, cartoonish, caricature of a dilitante provocature.

Was earned near De Gaulle like, as she metaphorically left NATO and walked that lonely trail each day on her very own island.

Luckily, there was a lifeboat which she only recently decided to avail herself of.

She dinged it up and has no insurance to cover the damage.

It’s up to her to figure out if she is an establishment shew or smart thinking, self determined gal.


50 posted on 04/18/2014 11:17:42 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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