Toppling Eric Cantor: How the Tea Party message did it

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(A stunned CNN anchor watches tonights election results)

June 10, 2014 ~ In the history of the United States of America, a House Majority Leader has NEVER lost a primary.

Ever.  Until tonight.

With House Majority Leader and incumbent candidate Eric Cantor having over $2 Million dollars in his war chest, and his Tea Party backed opponent David Brat sitting at a dismissive $40k, the Republican establishment completely missed or flat out ignored a simmering issue with down-home conservatives:  Take care of America, before you take care of illegals.

And then, it turned into a perfect storm.  Conservative pundits like Mark Levin, Laura Ingraham and Ann Coulter had publicly supported Brat.  Brat hammered away at Cantor on amnesty.  In the last week, news outlets like Breitbart, Townhall and others began sharing stories of a border crisis: Unprecedented numbers of illegals being detained in squalor conditions and devastating our law enforcement.  The Border Patrol, over-worked like never before- threw their hands up in disgust and sent actual photos to Breitbart Texas and Townhall.com.

As those stories went viral, Eric Cantor announced a desire to work with President Obama and still push for an amnesty bill for younger illegals.

Disconnected.  And America had enough.

Candidate David Brat seized the moment, hammering his simple message to Virginia voters that they would take second place to the Party Establishment via Eric Cantor and see an immigration deal instead of reform.

And it worked.

The Tea Party has for several years been stating a few concise objectives:  Balanced budget, no bailouts, term limits and no more government handouts.  Obamacare represented the worst of everything, with big government forcing hard working America to fund another massive spending bill that would benefit those that don’t work for it.  And now with more illegals streaming into the country, it meant an even bigger burden to frustrated voters sitting at the kitchen table.

David Brat’s simple message went right past the big spending, tone deaf Republican party and directly to tonights primary voters in Virginia.

 And tonight, those Virginia voters delivered the wake-up call.

~~Seano

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*Updates throughout the evening.  Thank you!  ~~Seano

11 Responses to Toppling Eric Cantor: How the Tea Party message did it

  1. THIS IS HUGE FOLKS AND WE ARE GOING TO SEE MORE OF IT BECAUSE THE AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE SO SICK OF THIS BIG GOVERNMENT THAT QUITE FRANKLY DOESN’T GIVE A RATS a$$ ABOUT US!!!! GET OUT AND VOTE, LETS TURN THE TIDE. I FINALLY HAVE A GLIMMER OF HOPE, YES IT’S GOING TO BE A REAL BUMPY RIDE FOR A WHILE, BUT WE CAN DO IT!!!!

  2. the establishment would rather go for votes from people who won’t give it to them under any condition at the expense of alienating those who used to be their base.

  3. Finally! I am so sick of politicians FIXING everything!
    They FIXED housing by forcing loans to people who had no hope to repay them. Btw- why do reverse mortgages need a gov guarantee?
    They FIXED education by making student loans so easily available that virtually every graduate is buried in debt and the institutions blow costs through the roof, because the gov subsidizes everything.
    They FIXED the border so border enforcement is so under staffed and over worked, there is no hope of stopping the flow of illegals.
    They FIXED healthcare and now it is more expensive and people are forced to pay for coverage they don’t want and don’t need.
    They FIXED our international reputation and now our enemies have nothing to fear and our friends fear our weakness.
    They FIXED the economy and we have the lowest labor force participation in decades with no hope for improvement. The gov has bailed out companies that should have gone bankrupt and distorted interest rates to fund the process. This has dramatically devalued the nest eggs of America’s savers and benefited profligate spenders.
    They have FIXED the education so kids will know how to masturbate, but can’t add or subtract.
    We need a super majority in the Senate to override the vetoes of the president.

  4. Yeah!!

  5. Her facial expression; “I’m being PUNKED Right??????”

  6. So glad to see the career politicians finally ousted from their disconnected, uninvolved position with the American citizens they supposedly represent. This country needs a fresh start and a return to the thought of how can we protect American values and principles and provide opportunity for its citizens to WORK for a better life!

  7. IT’S ABOUT TIME!

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