Skip to comments.Conservatives Won Two Defining Battles In The War For The Soul Of The GOP
Posted on 05/15/2014 5:44:25 AM PDT by cotton1706
Our friend Jenny Beth Martin, the president of the Tea Party Patriots, pretty welled summed-up the results of the May 13, 2014, Republican primary elections when she told Breitbarts Jonathan Strong, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Mike Lee? Theyve got reinforcements coming in January."
In the two Republican primary races that got the most national media attention, the Nebraska Senate race and West Virginias Congressional District 2, the limited government constitutional conservative candidates, Ben Sasse in Nebraska and Alex Mooney in West Virginia, won convincingly.
The Republican establishment, their insider consultants who made millions off the losing candidates, the DC establishment media and maybe even the winning candidates themselves are all going to tell you this wasnt about the civil war in the Republican Party.
Dont believe them.
Yesterdays primaries were two defining battles in the 102-year long war for the soul of the GOP, and heres why.
It wasnt just the establishment-backed candidates who lost big time it was their message, tactics and strategy that lost.
Their entire business model for controlling the Republican Party and handpicking Big Government establishment Republicans for key nominations is now imperiled.
In Nebraskas Senate primary the Republican establishment claims to have been neutral. The reality is that surrogates of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the GOPs ultimate insider, pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars into Nebraska in support of third place finisher Shane Osborn.
When he announced, the Nebraska Republican Senate nomination was Osborns to lose; hed run and won statewide and his commendable military record gave him a great story to tell about serving his country.
But then he made a deal with the devil and signed on with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's surrogates.
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It continues to amaze me how the GOPe doesn’t get it.
They are the GOPers who went off to Washington and never left.
Don’cha worry RINOS.
Amnesty will gut them conservatives for good and all.
To push the metaphor farther (maybe off the cliff) the Republican Party arguably may have a soul but it does NOT have a spirit.