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DC Political Bubble Is Set to Burst
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Mike Flynn

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Posted By:mikkins2, 6/15/2014 7:45:58 PM

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

The pleasure is in watching each Republican Establishment candidate getting popped one by one like on big sheet of bubble wrap.



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Reply 1 - Posted by: devnull, 6/15/2014 7:48:25 PM     (No. 9887251)

pop goes the weasle

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 6/15/2014 9:37:51 PM     (No. 9887322)

Speaking of bubbles, I´m a Reagan Republican who feels like I´m not wanted in my own party. Lucky I H*te Democrats.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scout Finch, 6/15/2014 10:49:16 PM     (No. 9887379)

This has all the makings of a "must read".

FTA: The notion that voters should support a politician solely on the ability to extract more money out of the Treasury is precisely how a nation accumulates a $17 trillion debt. This rather petulent sentiment, mind you, comes from a Republican.

Washington DC represents everything that is wrong with America.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ida lil, 6/15/2014 10:57:08 PM     (No. 9887385)

MY My Brat wins and someone praises the establishment defeat BUT it seems the Tea Party also suffered a smack down as they gave him zero support.
Could it be that just plain conservatives have finally selected a candidate?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: belwhatter, 6/16/2014 4:54:00 AM     (No. 9887473)

The "TEA party" is a mindset not a party, preferring to support the Constitution and common sense. There are some nationally organized TEA party groups, but many grass rooters prefer to remain unaffiliated to these groups, who gave no support to David Brat. His support came from local people,the ones who should support him. Kevin McCarthy seems to have little to recommend him to the position of majority leader as his voting record resembles that of a democrat. Raul Labrador would be a strong choice for that position. So tired of these ´good ole boys´ spineless Rino platitudes. The Rs need a damned good shake up, and quickly too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: judy, 6/16/2014 6:26:24 AM     (No. 9887494)

Boehner is so out of touch, he will never regain any credibility.

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