Skip to comments.DC POLITICAL BUBBLE IS SET TO BURST
Posted on 06/16/2014 2:12:45 AM PDT by kingattax
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's shocking loss in his primary last week left many observers wondering if the fallout would spark a GOP leadership shuffle. Cantor's opponent, econ professor Dave Brat, with a shoe-string budget and zero support from national tea party "organizations," ran a classic grassroots campaign and bested the powerful incumbent by more than ten points.
With an increased turnout from two years ago, the result had all the markings of a real voter revolt.
Within hours of Cantor's defeat, though, the House GOP caucus rallied around his deputy, House Whip Kevin McCarthy, to replace him as number two in leadership. Rather than reflect on whether Cantor's loss signaled a larger issue, Republicans circled the wagons to preserve the status quo.
This is a bit like Lincoln replacing McClellan with the general's less-accomplished twin brother.
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More like taking out the organ grinder and then sending the monkey in....
lol...thats a great line.
I hope the tea party after November unite and tell Johnny to pack his ‘leadership’ bags. We need Conservative leadership, not Democratic leadership.
I hope somebody like Friends ,staffers RNC Leadership have an intervention with John Boehner.
The Speakers WINE habit makes him emotionally unstable.He is a functioning alcoholic. He always appears to have no Fight then he becomes arrogant out of the blue.How can you think clearly when you are in and out of a fog..
Pray Speaker Boehner gets help!
Powerful incumbent asks Custer is that you?.
The fall, the Republicans will be working hand-in-hand with Democrats to get the dead to vote more than once, so long as they don’t vote Tea Party.