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?
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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.
This month marks the third anniversary of FreedomWorks’ endorsement
of Rep. Renee Ellmers during her very first campaign for the U.S. House.
Ironically, Rep. Ellmers decided to commemorate the anniversary by
putting a knife in the back of the conservatives who support defunding
In response to a question she received at a town hall this past week, Rep. Ellmers
tried to explain that her low ratings from conservative organizations
had nothing to do with her voting with Democrats to expand the size of
government, but suggested that she was being unfairly singled out by
groups like the Heritage Foundation and FreedomWorks.