Rep. Huffman on Brat victory: ‘Inmates are now fully running the asylum’

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http://twitter.com/#!/JaredHuffman/status/476545526549061632 In the wake of Dave Brat’s victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, left-wing congressman Jared Huffman, D-Calif., has concluded that the Tea Party crazies are all-powerful. Wait. Weren’t liberals telling us just a few weeks ago that the Tea Party is impotent? The time has come for us all to take a long, step-back look at […]

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This is the stat of the night: Cantor $ on steakhouses: $168,637 Brat $ on campaign: $200,000 nytimes.com/2014/06/11/us/… — Zachary Goldfarb (@Goldfarb) June 11, 2014 Eric Cantor reportedly received less than 29,000 votes tonight. That means he spent nearly $6 on steak for every vote he received. Update: http://twitter.com/#!/DrewMTips/status/476578513642745856 Related: ‘Truly stunned’: Eric Cantor getting clobbered in Virginia; Dave […]

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Cantor rival: Right didn’t blame Bush for 9/11, but blame Obama for Benghazi

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http://twitter.com/#!/MilitaryBrat13/status/438559447225761792 Progressive lib Mike Dickinson is campaigning to unseat Republican Rep. Eric Cantor in November. Dickinson has previously said the Tea Party and KKK are “one in the same” and that the FCC should regulate and monitor Fox News. Here’s a fresh batch of Dickinson nuttiness: I'll say it again: 9/11 3,000 deaths promote Bush […]

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House Republicans choose Rep. Kevin McCarthy as next majority leader

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http://twitter.com/#!/hayleyalex/status/479700090714865664 The House Republicans have voted for a new majority leader to replace Rep. Eric Cantor, who will soon vacate that post after being defeated by Dave Brat in a Virginia primary. http://twitter.com/#!/costareports/status/479704410495275010 http://twitter.com/#!/HouseGOP/status/479703891802873857 Rep. McCarthy survived a challenge from Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho), who was also running for that position. http://twitter.com/#!/costareports/status/479707093612498944 Cantor will step […]

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