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WashingtonDCTeaParty Jun 10
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Michael Vaughn Jun 11
@wegoted. Obama's favorite republican now gone.
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AmishDude Jun 11
@wegoted I wouldn't say that at all. There are worse than Cantor.
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Thomas Purcell Jun 11
It's interesting to note that Brat won by motivating the base, not pandering to the other sides meme.
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Michael Vaughn Jun 11
@WeGotEd Perhaps but his twists on immigration hurt him bad became an insider. Look at his votes too.
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Glenn Morris Jun 11
Floggings will continue until the grassroots get America back.
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Amastris Jun 11
The Republican primary is not a date that is all that well known here, and speaking for myself, ...
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Amastris Jun 11
there was only one reason I noticed it this year and thought that hey, we should go vote.
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Amastris Jun 11
It was not because I thought challenger Dave Brat was going to win. It was because I thought that he might do well,
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Amastris Jun 11
...posting a result somewhere up in the mid-40s, and this might put a little fear into Eric Cantor and maybe..
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AmishDude Jun 11
The theory is that Cantor shouldn't have attacked Brat at all, it called too much attention to him.
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Amastris Jun 11
...even get the notice of the rest of the Republican leadership.
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AmishDude Jun 11
I've heard a lot of that. It's amazing that votes do make a difference.
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Mike Kopp Jun 11
Brat won by well-informed and motivated voters, not a well-financed campaign.
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Amastris Jun 11
It turns out that a lot of other pppl felt the same. Enuff 2 give Brat 55% of vote as a pure protest against the est
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Amastris Jun 11
.. it was voters who don't normally vote in primaries coming out as statement to Cantor et al:
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Amastris Jun 11
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AmishDude Jun 11
Brat actually got fewer votes in 2014 than Cantor got in 2012. It was reliable Cantor voters who abandoned him.
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Amastris Jun 11
That's what I heard. He had an event with Laura Ingraham which put the immigration issue on the forefront w/Brat sounding good
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