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DC POLITICAL BUBBLE IS SET TO BURST
Breitbart Big Government ^ | 15 Jun 2014 | by MIKE FLYNN

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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1 posted on 06/16/2014 2:12:45 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax
This is a bit like Lincoln replacing McClellan with the general's less-accomplished twin brother.

More like taking out the organ grinder and then sending the monkey in....

2 posted on 06/16/2014 2:23:46 AM PDT by Bobalu (What cannot be programmed cannot be physics)
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To: Bobalu

lol...thats a great line.


3 posted on 06/16/2014 2:28:02 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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I hope the tea party after November unite and tell Johnny to pack his ‘leadership’ bags. We need Conservative leadership, not Democratic leadership.


4 posted on 06/16/2014 4:49:05 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: ExCTCitizen; kingattax

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!


5 posted on 06/16/2014 5:15:36 AM PDT by philly-d-kidder (AB-Sheen"The truth is the truth if nobody believes it,a lie is still a lie, everybody believes it")
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To: kingattax

Powerful incumbent asks Custer is that you?.


6 posted on 06/16/2014 6:39:06 AM PDT by Vaduz
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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.


7 posted on 06/16/2014 2:13:46 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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