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Defeat, what defeat? Eric Cantor faces
the public and refuses to go talk about
crushing primary loss to Tea party outsider

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/11/2014 6:32:13 PM

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor refused Wednesday to explain how he lost his seat in Congress a day earlier, telling reporters in Washington, D.C. that he would ´leave the political analysis to y´all.´ He flatly refused to navel-gaze about whether his stance on illegal immigration signaled the end of his political career, or to speculate on whether he had drifted too far away from his conservative base and joined the dreaded ´Republican establishment.´ Responding to a question about the conservative-moderate divide plaguing the GOP, he would say only that ´what divides Republicans pales in comparison to what divides us conservatives from the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 6/11/2014 6:36:43 PM     (No. 9882121)

Teasing the conservative base on immigration is not a very good campaign plan.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Twinkle93, 6/11/2014 7:05:32 PM     (No. 9882160)

It would not matter what Cantor would say, the author of this article would spin it the way he wants.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 6/11/2014 7:22:21 PM     (No. 9882175)

The Framers wanted Citizen Legislators, NOT slick and slimy "there for life" sell outs to K Street who stay for 30-40 years until they can´t remember their names and need drool bibs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Subal, 6/11/2014 8:04:01 PM     (No. 9882219)

Good riddance of bad rubbish!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry, 6/11/2014 9:35:29 PM     (No. 9882316)

A major cleanup starts with the first load of trash. Thank you Virginia!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Muguy, 6/11/2014 9:41:06 PM     (No. 9882327)

Having heard his presser live on the radio, I was amazed at how lightly he seems to take his sacking.

To listen to him, HE was the tea party darling! He is a major flip-flopper who should have realized that playing footsie with the beltway types trying to gain power was not serving his district.

These people are going to realize that the people are FED UP with this crap and condescending attitude towards them.

I´m sure he will go on to make loads of money as a lobbyist.

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