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VA Tea Party Ousts Key Cantor
Ally on His Home Turf

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Tony Lee

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 5/12/2014 12:05:03 PM

On Saturday, Tea Party activists ousted a top ally of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) from a key Virginia chairmanship in Cantor´s own district, underscoring discontent Cantor is facing from conservative activists at home. Conservatives mobilized against Linwood Cobb – the powerful, incumbent 7th district GOP Chair who was working with Cantor´s top establishment consultants and political action committees to take power away from grassroots delegates – to elect Fred Gruber to the chairmanship. The victory was surprising because Cantor´s district, in the state capital of Richmond, is home to much of the GOP establishment machinery that wards off

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Finally some good news! Lee says: "Facing boos and heckles, Cantor appeared unsure of himself." Good! Cantor always spineless and weak so that really had to make him even more uncomfortable being out of the protection of DC. I would have loved to have seen this.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: god of irony, 5/12/2014 12:21:18 PM     (No. 9845717)

These are the fights the Tea Party needs to focus on. Change the party at the grass roots. Get control of the party and these RINO´s will either act conservatively or go away.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Starlady, 5/12/2014 12:36:55 PM     (No. 9845739)

I am praying that Cantor can be defeated in the primary. That district will go to the winner, it is 95% GOP according to a friend who lives there. There was nary an Obama sign there in 2008/2012 when I visited.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Advocate, 5/12/2014 1:09:29 PM     (No. 9845800)

Great news.
Cantor and Boehner have squandered the Republican Majority.
Cantors wife works at one of the " political intelligence" firms that advises their clients where the political winds shift.
Not supporting Cuccinelli handed a victory to Clinton Bag Man Global Crossing scammer McAluliffe for Governor.
Fta "Bolling refused to support Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli after Cuccinelli bested him for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, undermining the Republican´s chances of winning the race in 2013."


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Reply 4 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 5/12/2014 1:10:43 PM     (No. 9845802)

But - - but - - the leftist elites told us the Tea Party is DEAD.

How could they be wrong?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 5/12/2014 2:17:46 PM     (No. 9845903)

Cantor and his party chairman tried to block T.E.A. groups from their townhall back a couple of months ago-------that didn´t work either.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/12/2014 2:52:51 PM     (No. 9845943)

This has done long term damage to the rising star Cantor he will never be speaker.

The country club gang did not support conservatives in the last VA election and Democrats squeaked through and won everything. They will be spouting their Conservative Bona Fides in the final days of the election this fall. NO ONE is listening.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mushroom, 5/12/2014 3:00:18 PM     (No. 9845956)

FTA:Conservative activists say they have resented establishment Republicans like Bolling who preach ´´unity´´ only when their candidates win

What other party does this tactic sound like? When will the established GOP wake up and realize they have morphed into the enemy?

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