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Chaos erupts at Cantor election night headquarters after his departure
WaPo ^ | 6/10/14 | Laura Vozzella,

Posted on 06/10/2014 7:37:03 PM PDT by ColdOne

Then it got really rambunctious. In the room of downcast Cantor allies, a new energy suddenly erupted — but not the kind they wanted election night. A group of immigration activists stormed the ballroom, screaming and waving a flag. “What do we want? Immigration reform! When do we want it? Now!”

A few Cantor supporters tried to block the protestors’ entrance into the ballroom, and pushing and shoving ensued. And before they reached the microphone, one Cantor supporter threw his glass of wine onto a female protestor. She swore at him in return.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; va2014
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1 posted on 06/10/2014 7:37:03 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

The activists wasted their energy since Cantor lost.


2 posted on 06/10/2014 7:38:40 PM PDT by griswold3 (I was born heI're in America. I will die here in a third world country. Obama succeeded.)
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To: ColdOne

Because he sucks


3 posted on 06/10/2014 7:39:10 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: ColdOne

Bad timing. It was all set up to come in after he won to show the need for him to support amnesty. Now it reinforces the notion of why he lost to the entire rino world.


4 posted on 06/10/2014 7:39:16 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: ColdOne
BBBWWAAAHHHHAAA!

Schadenfreude Alert!

5 posted on 06/10/2014 7:39:20 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: ColdOne

Time to lower the cone of silence Chief.


6 posted on 06/10/2014 7:39:21 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: ColdOne

” one Cantor supporter threw his glass of wine onto a female protestor”

Stay classy...


7 posted on 06/10/2014 7:39:42 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Learn To Search. Ask Me How.)
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To: ColdOne

“But we were promised,” they shouted.


8 posted on 06/10/2014 7:39:50 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: icwhatudo

I’m guessing you’re right.


9 posted on 06/10/2014 7:41:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: ColdOne

Delicious. Proud of my VA pals, tonight - that’s for sure! :)


10 posted on 06/10/2014 7:41:16 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: ColdOne

All bought and payed for by Obama and his democrat minions.

It’s all part of the Obama\democrat con job being played on the American people. I pray to God we’re not falling for it.


11 posted on 06/10/2014 7:42:24 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: ColdOne

LOL- were they already there waiting to let Cantor cave in to them???


12 posted on 06/10/2014 7:42:36 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: ColdOne

Why the dust-up with the Cantor folks? I thought these people were “natural Republican voters.”


13 posted on 06/10/2014 7:42:58 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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To: blackdog

Indeed! LOL


14 posted on 06/10/2014 7:43:30 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight (...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: icwhatudo
Bad timing. It was all set up to come in after he won to show the need for him to support amnesty.

no kidding. They had their orders and they were going to follow them

15 posted on 06/10/2014 7:43:42 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: ColdOne

What kind of flag are they waving? Mexican? Red commie flag?


16 posted on 06/10/2014 7:44:27 PM PDT by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept? Vive Deco et Vives)
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To: ColdOne

From the sounds of it the Cantor supporters at the event behave like liberals. They loved the illegals until they were no longer useful and then turn on them immediately. “Get a job”?


17 posted on 06/10/2014 7:45:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: ColdOne

Now, I must admit to being divorced from politics, having not voted since 1992.

So in truth I am an outsider.

And it comes as no surprise to anyone that every time I heard Cantors name and a description of what he was doing, I was thinking “what a democrat!”

Seriously.


18 posted on 06/10/2014 7:46:40 PM PDT by djf (OK. Well, now, lemme try to make this clear: If you LIKE your lasagna, you can KEEP your lasagna!)
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To: icwhatudo

It most definitely reinforces the notion of why he lost!

Brat made it about Cantor’s Amnesty and now that Cantor has lost his supporters are screaming “What do we want? Immigration reform! When do we want it? Now!”

This was ENTIRELY about Amnesty. Note well RINOs.


19 posted on 06/10/2014 7:47:05 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: DariusBane

US and CASA Virginia. Photo at link.


20 posted on 06/10/2014 7:48:01 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: DariusBane

21 posted on 06/10/2014 7:48:24 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: blackdog

YEP!!


22 posted on 06/10/2014 7:49:05 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: DariusBane

“What kind of flag are they waving? Mexican? Red commie flag?”

Numerous links yet no answers to your simple question, therefore you have your answer.


23 posted on 06/10/2014 7:49:13 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

“” one Cantor supporter threw his glass of wine onto a female protestor”
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Sour wine from sour grapes?


24 posted on 06/10/2014 7:52:46 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: ColdOne

The refugee dump on the border was the last straw and I think the Virginia results are just the beginning. I think the American people, of all backgrounds, are fed up with illegal immigration. Those politicians who seek reinforced border protection and a no vote on amnesty will be rewarded. Those who seek to compromise on this issue and give in to the left. Well, take a look at what just happened to the majority leader of the house of representatives. Oh, what a glorious night this is. Sure, there is so much more work to do, and there’s no guarantee that other Republicans will follow suit, but one of the biggest proponents of amnesty just bit the dust. We all know the GOPe is quaking in their boots as we speak. Take a good look at what happened tonight Mr. Boehner. You too Mr. McConnell. You are on notice now by a revitalized conservative movement in the GOP.


25 posted on 06/10/2014 7:53:58 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: ColdOne

Immediately after Cantor exited the room, a group of political demonstrators stormed in, waving a flag and shouting. Several skirmishes occurred during the uproar. The group, CASA De Virginia, knocked the glasses off of a Cantor supporter’s face. Plates of food were pushed and protesters were also pushed around; one Cantor supporter was put in a choke hold. At this time it doesn’t seem as though any arrests were made.

They came in shouting and waving a large flag, along with a red shirt printed with the name CASA De Virginia.

The group defines itself as a community organization that protects civil rights, according to their Twitter page.

https://mobile.twitter.com/CASAdeVirginia


26 posted on 06/10/2014 7:54:57 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: ColdOne
Cantor coordinated with them. He and they thought this would be the beginning of their victory march.

That's why he slinked away like a weasel before they got there.

27 posted on 06/10/2014 7:56:29 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: griswold3

Bought and paid protesters did not understand Cantor lost. Funny !!


28 posted on 06/10/2014 7:57:54 PM PDT by mojo114 (Pray for our military)
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To: dowcaet
The refugee dump on the border was the last straw and I think the Virginia results are just the beginning. I think the American people, of all backgrounds, are fed up with illegal immigration. Those politicians who seek reinforced border protection and a no vote on amnesty will be rewarded. Those who seek to compromise on this issue and give in to the left. Well, take a look at what just happened to the majority leader of the house of representatives. Oh, what a glorious night this is. Sure, there is so much more work to do, and there’s no guarantee that other Republicans will follow suit, but one of the biggest proponents of amnesty just bit the dust. We all know the GOPe is quaking in their boots as we speak. Take a good look at what happened tonight Mr. Boehner. You too Mr. McConnell. You are on notice now by a revitalized conservative movement in the GOP.

Lots of libs and Democrats are pissed at open borders. Unfortunately not pissed enough to vote against the Democrat candidates...but enough to sit out elections. Hopefully

29 posted on 06/10/2014 7:58:15 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: ColdOne
A group of immigration activists stormed the ballroom, screaming and waving a flag. “What do we want? Immigration reform! When do we want it? Now!”

What a perfect backdrop for the nearly-simultaneous White House comment that immigration issues had nothing to do with Cantor's loss.

30 posted on 06/10/2014 7:58:37 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: ColdOne

CASA de Virginia (@CASAdeVirginia) tweeted at 9:25pm - 10 Jun 14:

“Eric Cantor lost because he was a pretend tea partier,” said Lindolfo Carballo, Lead Organizer for CASA de... fb.me/2ZPIVz9zL (https://twitter.com/CASAdeVirginia/status/476550758137999360)

Erika Gonzalez (@erika_news) tweeted at 9:17pm - 10 Jun 14:

@CASAdeVirginia storms #Cantor party “what do we want?Immigration reform. When do we want it? Now.” @nbcwashington MThttp://fb.me/2TA751BiJ”; (https://twitter.com/erika_news/status/476552778651676672)


31 posted on 06/10/2014 7:58:56 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: ColdOne

This is why Eric Cantor lost, and America will lose if the pro-amnesty politicians in Washington succeed. We are under invasion on our southern border and the national government who went to the Supreme Court to assert their power is failing us.

Thank you Virginia for Mr. Brat!


32 posted on 06/10/2014 7:59:22 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: icwhatudo

WELL SAID !


33 posted on 06/10/2014 8:00:52 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: ColdOne
one Cantor supporter threw his glass of wine onto a female protestor.

Did he say macaca?

34 posted on 06/10/2014 8:01:42 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: ColdOne
Scratch one GOPe Quisling RINO.


35 posted on 06/10/2014 8:02:23 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: griswold3

No, they want him to vote amnesty on the way out and to lead the charge.


36 posted on 06/10/2014 8:07:52 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: ColdOne

“Burn their town and salt their fields.”


37 posted on 06/10/2014 8:11:33 PM PDT by SADMILLIE
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To: griswold3

um...but he don’t leave for awhile....


38 posted on 06/10/2014 8:14:46 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama ----> Fredo smart)
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To: ColdOne

Everyone is scrambling to update their resumes and find a seat on the lifeboat. Welcome to Dumpsville.


39 posted on 06/10/2014 8:17:57 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: SADMILLIE

And pour silver down their lying throats.


40 posted on 06/10/2014 8:21:52 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: ColdOne
This has to go down as a nearly 0bama-esque political turd in a punchbowl. Invading a loser's election night headquarters to present demands is pretty ham-handed; doing so while 0bama is bleating that immigration had nothing to do with it is pretty tin-eared; offering violence is absolutely politically tone-deaf.

At this point I'd guess that getting Cantor to push immigration "reform" in a lame-duck status pretty much went down the drain when the first punch was thrown. It's dead, Jim.

41 posted on 06/10/2014 8:22:39 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: ColdOne
I didn't see Cantor's entire concession speech, but according to Megyn Kelly, he didn't even mention Dave Brat's name.

That probably means he didn't encourage his supporters to support Brat also.

No class. Top to bottom.

42 posted on 06/10/2014 8:23:14 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: djf

If you don’t vote you have no right to complain.


43 posted on 06/10/2014 8:24:26 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: SVTCobra03

It’s RINO season! Yay!


44 posted on 06/10/2014 8:27:32 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

” one Cantor supporter threw his glass of wine onto a female protestor”

Oh my, was it a Chablis?


45 posted on 06/10/2014 8:28:08 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

On Fox they are saying the radio host are strongly responsible for the loss.

I say, No, it was Drudge.

Drudge has had up pictures every day for quite a few days now of the invasion over the Southern border. It’s been very upsetting, the planned transforming of the US into a 3rd world country by the Obama admin, and conservatives not only don’t see the Republicans throwing themselves into stopping that, but Cantor was one of the faces of encouraging it.

That was why he lost.


46 posted on 06/10/2014 8:30:27 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: SVTCobra03

I saw it as an observation.


47 posted on 06/10/2014 8:30:31 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: ColdOne

I hope all kinds of wigs and bras were left on the floor.

That would have been fun to watch. And to deport.


48 posted on 06/10/2014 8:36:16 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Right. Stay classy as the country is overrun by low iq cretins demanding hand outs from hard working citizens.
The time for staying classy is way past over.
Time to retake this country by whatever means necessary.


49 posted on 06/10/2014 8:45:08 PM PDT by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: Ray76

“It most definitely reinforces the notion of why he lost!”

I just watched Cantor’s concession speech. It was among the worst I’ve ever seen. He had no clue his defeat could happen, he sounded drunk and looked like a deer in the headlights.

Yup, that’s been our Republican leadership.


50 posted on 06/10/2014 9:32:26 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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