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Dave Brat: A True Expert
on ´Economic Justice´

American Thinker, by Arnold Cusmariu

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 6/12/2014 9:47:56 AM

The House of Representatives of the United States will very likely swear in this fall a former Randolph-Macon College (R-MC) economics professor, Dr. David Alan Brat -- or Dave Brat, as he prefers to be called. In a stunning upset whose shock waves have yet to be fully felt or understood, Brat handily defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Evidently taken aback by this unexpected and unprecedented outcome, Cantor failed to include the obvious in his concession speech: “I congratulate my opponent and promise to work to elect him in the fall.”

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Should anyone be puzzled by the author´s focus on ancient philosophers and logic, it is because he has a PhD in philosophy; several of his articles at AT incorporate both logic and philosophy, including what he has written about Common Core. (He´s also a sculptor.) Dave Brat is surely a man after Cusmariu´s own heart.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jerseyden, 6/12/2014 9:54:31 AM     (No. 9882866)

I hope he gets a high profile campaign manager soon. You know the dems and rinses will be trying to get him to misspeaks so they can profile him as another tea party loon.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 6/12/2014 10:00:29 AM     (No. 9882881)

I believe Dave Brat already has a good campaign manager. I don´t have any concerns that he will "misspeak," judging by what´s already out there to find.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 6/12/2014 10:10:53 AM     (No. 9882903)

Hope his campaign stays alerted to the fact that a lot of Dems crossed over and voted for him as they think he was a weaker candidate than Cantor.
Was excited to hear about his win.......especially after seeing the polls showing him double digits behind Cantor just a few days prior to the primary.

Brat said the media laughed at him for staying on policies and not just changing his stump speech to appease whichever crowd he was addressing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hotrod, 6/12/2014 12:19:12 PM     (No. 9883118)

FAR: ´´...the fact that a lot of Dems crossed over and voted for him...´´

Actually, analysis of the voting shows that to be untrue. Both the Republican party and the democrats (including the media) assumed Cantor was going to win, so didn´t put much effort into the race.

THE PEOPLE, who are fed up with Washington and the likes of Cantor, made it happen. While the media and pundits quickly poo-poo´d the influence of the Tea Party, many, many of the voters belong to the Tea Party, or are sympathetic to it. The fact that the Tea Party didn´t dump a bunch of money on Brat is even better, because it helped blindside the media, Pubbies, and ´rats...

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