Skip to comments.Republican Establishment Gloats After Primary Victories
Posted on 05/07/2014 12:29:41 AM PDT by Viennacon
The Republican establishment gloated after three underfunded Tea Party challengers failed to knock off incumbent Republicans in primaries on Tuesday while another establishment-backed candidate secured the GOP nomination for Senate in North Carolina.
"Next up is that fraud @MattBevin! #GOP, tweeted Jahan Wilcox, a former aide to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) who is now the RNC's director of rapid response. (He later deleted it and said his thoughts were his personal opinions.)
Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) defeated her primary challenger Frank Roche despite a series of high-profile outbursts in support of amnesty. Ellmers was heavily backed by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us group.
Folks should be talking more about Ellmers, tweeted Becky Tallent, a senior aide to Speaker John Boehner who formerly served as one of Sen. John McCain's top amnesty lieutenants.
Boehner (R-OH) unsurprisingly coasted to victory against challenger J.D Winteregg. In response, Ana Navarro, the Jeb Bush ally, promptly tweeted,"Congratulations to @johnboehner on decisive primary win. Rumors of his demise were greatly exagerated....who's crying now?"
Ohio freshman Rep. David Joyce defeated Matt Lynch, who was endorsed by FreedomWorks and Ron Paul, which prompted Brian Walsh, the former NRSC director of communications who still advises the group, to tweet, "BOOM."
In the night's main event, Tillis avoided what would have been a costly runoff to win the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate by securing more than 40% of the vote. He will take on vulnerable incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) in the fall. Tillis defeated Greg Brannon -- who was backed by FreedomWorks, Rand Paul, the Senate Conservatives Fund, and nearly every local Tea Party group -- and Mark Harris -- who received the support of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
Meanwhile, Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney, Chamber of Commerce, and American Crossroads backed Tillis for the win.
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Flux the GOP and the majority morons called voters. Flux politics too all rotten stuff mostly with mostly rotten people involved. Precious few are salt of the earth types.
“Ana Navarro, the Jeb Bush ally, promptly tweeted,”Congratulations to @johnboehner on decisive primary win. Rumors of his demise were greatly exagerated....who’s crying now?”
The American people are, Ana. The American people are.
Liberals are really circling the wagons now. Wonder how much primary fraud is going on?
Liberals circling the wagons? My friend, just look at some of the other threads here tonight. MASSIVE surge of pro-Karl Rove, anti-conservative sentiment. Not sure if these poindexters were sent over specifically from DU or if they are just the more insane McCain section of FreeRepublic rearing their ugly heads.
One thing is for sure, JimRob needs to get out the Zot, and set it to kill.
Pfft, with about 20% of Freepers now openly calling for full surrender to the Establishment, they could get Susan Collins as the nominee.
We know who the Quislings are now at least. Just make sure you’re stocked up on ammunition. We’re close to the edge of America now.
They seem to not care about holding society together. The more they support the liberals, the faster that will happen.
It’s beyond madness. The Establishment is right now tearing into conservatives, on the war path... and various Freepers are jumping on the bandwagon!
If this is not fixed, then FR will have transformed from a conservative site to a republican site... two very different things.
Chains don’t get any lighter from putting them on willingly.
That they don’t. That they don’t.
What dummies! The elections aren’t over there’s still the general election. Piss off Conservative/Libertarian Constitutionalists and they’ll stay at home!!!!
The primaries aren't over yet, if we can win some, we will take the smirk off their faces.
The fact is, it is always tough to beat an incumbent.
A great many are already at that point. Anyone else sick of sharing this party with Karl Rove?
The Tea Party CAN NOT win WITHOUT money!!! The IRS saw to it they
would be without funds to strongly back candidates!!!! It is what it is!!!
The Koch brothers who are our sides largest donors are RINOS!!!!
They WANT smaller government but the social conservative issues NOT
SO MUCH!!!! It will take a TON OF MONEY to beat the media!!!!! Sarah
WAS DESTROYED for NO REASON they COULD NOT let her alone under ANY circumstances!!!! You CAN VOTE your conscience but there
are NO LONGER enough of us to change what has happened to this
country!!!! The younger generation doesn’t even know the difference in the
Mark Harris was a GOPe plant who did his job by splitting the anti-Tillis vote. I said that here months ago and it came to pass. S.C. has a similar fake "Reverend" plant to help Graham.
That happened long ago.
Navarro is a truly vile person, a La Raza racist in the heart of the GOPe. A Republican civil war in regrettably inevitable.
I said as much last week. Remember that Trey Gowdy makes a lot of noise to the delight of the base, but he is also pro-amnesty and a Lindsay Graham ally. The whole thing is a clown show.
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