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Why Voters Grew Tired of Cantor
American Magazine, by James V. DeLong

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Posted By:EagleBlurst, 6/25/2014 11:52:52 AM

In the aftermath of Eric Cantor’s defeat, pundits are arguing over whether he lost due to his stance on immigration or to his addiction to cronyism. In fact, the two are inseparable, and presenting them as alternative explanations misses this basic point. Cantor’s pro-amnesty position on immigration fueled perceptions that he was a leader of a coterie of insiders more than a leader of Republicans. The winner in the Virginia’s Seventh Congressional District, David Brat, said that immigration is “the most symbolic issue that captures the difference between myself and Eric Cantor in this race but it also captures

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 6/25/2014 12:04:56 PM     (No. 9899302)

I couldn´t stand to listen to him or watch him talk. Something ishy about him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snichols, 6/25/2014 2:59:29 PM     (No. 9899545)

Cantor was/is boring.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 6/25/2014 4:02:58 PM     (No. 9899635)

Cantor´s arrogance was his major problem.

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