Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Oh my, summer fun

Eric Cantor Defeated by David Brat, Tea Party Challenger, in G.O.P. Primary Upset (NYT)
     In one of the most stunning primary election upsets in congressional history, the House majority leader, Eric Cantor, was soundly defeated on Tuesday by a Tea Party-backed economics professor who had hammered him for being insufficiently conservative….

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Even "Mr. tingley legs" Chris Matthews is now changing his tune. We're witnessing the abject failure of the second wave of liberal idealism. Rather than reasserted, shoved down everyone's throats!

Roy Bauer said...

4:04, yours is a classic vapid comment. You put down Matthews--but to what end? You assert where you should provide arguments.
Please go away. Stay away.

Anonymous said...

How did 4:04 put down Matthews? If you've been paying attention to the news, Matthews has now conceited to the TEA Party as a real, viable, grassroots force to be reckoned with. This is a remarkable change considering his usual banter of "TEA Party equals racism." He may not be working for that network for too much longer...

Roy Bauer said...

"Matthews has now conceited to the TEA Party" -- Conceited?
--Please don't feed the troll

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