Skip to comments.Eric Cantorís Primary Loss Is a Political Earthquake. And Itís Awful.
Posted on 06/10/2014 6:34:13 PM PDT by lbryce
How did the No. 2 man in the House lose a primary? Chalk it up to immigration and the Tea Party. Its one of the most shocking losses in U.S. electoral historyand its bad for America. Heres the thing: Eric Cantor did not fall asleep in this race. He spent around $5 million. He ran lots of TV ads. He knew this was going to be a close one. He campaigned. And he still got creamed.
And heres the other thing: Cantor was not an enemy of the Tea Party. He was in fact the Tea Partys guy in the leadership for much of the Barack Obama era. He carried the tea into the speakers office. And still he got creamed.
(Excerpt) Read more at thedailybeast.com ...
Once upon a time Cantor was considered conservative — then he was mortally wounded by Potomac Fever.
Everybody across the political spectrum always complains how 95% of congressmen get re-elected and shows the establishment runs the country. Throw one RINO overboard and now its the end of the world.
“And heres the other thing: Cantor was not an enemy of the Tea Party. He was in fact the Tea Partys guy in the leadership for much of the Barack Obama era. He carried the tea into the speakers office. And still he got creamed.”
here that folks- he was our guy.....
Why bother commenting on a screed from someone so clueless.
Is this guy on crack? Didn't Cantor say he was going to destroy the tea party in VA by slating their candidates?
If Tomasky’s against it, this is a GOOD thing!
i mean hear....
Was it an open primary? Does that mean that Dems voted for Brat?
LOL—bad for America? No, bad for you destructive commie libs. We’re coming for you in November!!!
Cry Me a River
Somebody doesn’t know how to spell ‘awesome’.
You bring up an excellent point.
Michael Tomasky = ass clown
DC is a lovely place.
Few can resist its charms over the course of several terms.
Ironic part is Cantor will now go out and make some serious coin in lobbying or law firms.
If Michael Tomasky isn’t happy about it I’m ecstatic!
RAT/RINO butt-hurt is large.....
Yeah, and Rove is too :)
Well let me ask you this. Do you think Obama now flooding the U.S. with illegal immigrants have anything to do with Cantor’s loss?
People are freaked out over the lawlessness of Obama and what he is doing to destroy this country in an in-you-face manner.
Throw one RINO overboard and now its the end of the world.
No....it’s a start. We’ve only just begun! Bring on the tears, DC!
Liberals, career politicians, media sluts, rabid dogs.
But I repeat myself.
If The Daily Beast was paper I would use it for TP
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
Boo hoo! Left literally crying. Notice he comforts himself with the Clintoon pacifier half way through
This is a huge loss for the GOPe and a huge win for America!!
What does it mean?
Amnesty pimps need not apply!! Republicans who refuse to fight for defunding ObamaCare need not apply!! Republicans who raise the spending limit for Obama need not apply!! Big spending statist GOPe RINOS need not apply!!
It warms my heart when The Daily Beast is so concerned about the future of the Republican party. What a joke.
I join you tonight in great joy. This is a seminal event in American history. With 98 million unemployed , the “establishment” and communists wanted to bring in 30 million illegal aliens parasites into vote and give cheap labor to the Chamber of Commerce. I have a message for the “Chamber”— If we get power, You are going to PRISON if you have an illegal alien working for you and I don’t mean just a little bit! Duck and cover!!
It was indeed open. Dems are just so clever. But then....paybacks are a ******.
the author of this piece, is full of it.
it is a great day cantor’s lying ass lost. excellent day.
I am glad he is bringing up that Cantor is toast because of immigration.
Hopefully this will scare the RINOS
It was a stunning and much-needed upset!
Go TEA party! :)
Right on Jim!
the people who are really going to be freaking out are the DemocRATS. They will wonder what the folks back home are going to do in Nov. This is a wave election - watch out Pelosi...LOL
God Bless you man. I fear a Coup D’etat.
We’ll see on the numbers, but it’s a good possibility that there was significant cross-over.
Cantor was a lock in November. Now, the seat is up for grabs. Expect a bazillion dollars of “Tea Party nutjob hates immigrant children” ads.
A close one?
55 to 45 is not close.
well,then who is going to replace Boenher as speaker? I heard it was going to be Cantor, guess not, looks like it will be “Speaker Of The House Paul” come 2017.
Why is he pouring so much energy into the notion that Cantor was LOVED by Tea party folks..?
Because they’re worried that lib voters will be intrigued and inspired by a Tea Party defeat of a man they HATED:
THIS way the old, “Tea Party = GOP & GOP = Tea Party” narrative goes undisturbed.
It’s a way to shut down new interest in the Tea Party.
mcconnell wants to have nice lunches with the libs destroying our country.
Foxnews, Megan Kelly’s show, is going crazy over this.
TAke that dumasky. And it is not imigration reform. It is amnesty.
“Why bother commenting on a screed from someone so clueless.”
Yeah, after all it’s “The Daily Beast”
This is upsetting all the right people for all the right reasons.
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