David Corn: Republican Base, Hungry For Red Meat, Welcomes 'Trump the Butcher …
This past week, two writers for Mother Jones contended that non-conservative Donald Trump's presidential bid is actually a byproduct of longstanding Republican efforts to stimulate and profit from what one of them called a “climate of hate.” In a … Read more on NewsBusters (blog)
David Brooks: David Brat Victory 'a Horrible Outcome for the Republican Party'
WOODRUFF: I want to turn the corner to the big explosion in this country this week, David, which was Eric Cantor, House majority leader, top Republican in the House, lost. No one saw this coming. Why not? Lost nomination. BROOKS: Well, it teaches us a … Read more on Breitbart News Network
Eric Cantor Loses to Tea Party's David Brat in Virginia Primary
In a stunning upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.), the second-ranking House Republican, lost his bid for re-election Tuesday to a tea-party backed primary opponent. WSJ's Kristina Peterson discusses the details with Simon Constable on … Read more on Wall Street Journal
Eric Cantor Defeated by David Brat, Tea Party Challenger, in GOP Primary Upset
Excerpts from the concession speech by Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia and the victory address by David Brat, the Tea Party candidate who won Virginia's Republican primary. Publish Date June 11, 2014. Credit Steve Helber/Associated Press. Read more on New York Times