As establishment Washingtonians continue to lose popularity with voters, they are becoming increasingly protestant of anyone who criticizes them. Here’s a list of establishment Republicans who have condemned or threatened conservative organizations in recent memory.
Sen. Mitch McConnell
On November 19, McConnell told donors on a conference call that he was going to punch anyone involved with the Senate Conservatives Fund in the nose. “You know how you deal with schoolyard bullies?
John McCain and Tom Harkin kvetched recently
that the Senate had become too partisan; Sen. Harkin warned in hushed tones
that it was “very dangerous… every bit as dangerous as the break-up of the
Union before the Civil War.” Presumably they were talking about conservatives
who oppose ObamaCare. Let us examine why, contrary to the kvetching of these
two failed presidential candidates, ObamaCare has enjoyed more than enough
bipartisan support from Republican congressional leadership.
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With Sen. Ted Cruz fighting Obamacare this week “until he can’t
stand,” it is a timely occasion to remember which Republicans have been
working with Democrats to knock Sen. Cruz down.
Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI)
The second-term former MTV star complained on Friday that he and his friends in the House had “kept a lid on our
anger” at Sen.