Yes, the Beltway Elite really are this out of touch:
In related news, Christian Laettner just endorsed Mitch McConnell.
I, on the other hand, support Matt Bevin for U.S. Senate.
This may not be a deal-breaker for conservatives regarding Rick Perry, but it’s walking damn close to the edge.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell on Saturday, telling 300 fellow Republicans that the minority leader will win re-election.
McConnell finds himself in a GOP primary fight with wealthy businessman Matt Bevin, who attended the event but wasn’t allowed to speak.
“I love the number six,” Perry told the crowd at the Lincoln Reagan Dinner of West Kentucky. “Sam Houston was 6 foot 6 inches tall. And Mitch McConnell is going to be in his sixth term as United States senator.”
Hey, Rick: isn’t 30 freaking years enough?
I’ve got a better idea.
I say we fire the hapless, feckless, unprincipled, marble-mouthed Mitch McConnell, a man who absolutely loathes Reagan conservatives and who possesses all the charisma and eloquence of a wilted shrub.
It’s time for a Kentucky conservative. I support Matt Bevin for Senate. I hope you will too.
I support Matt Bevin for Senate in Kentucky. I urge you to do the same and help put a political boot in the kiester of Mitch McConnell.
P.S., Oh, and by all means, please feel free to copy, reproduce and distribute these ads on websites, Facebook, Twitter, and sticky pads.
“Drunks,” “Bullies,” “Traitors”: What Mitch McConnell Calls Us: Erick Erickson
Mitch McConnell Is For, and Has Always Been For Amnesty: Jen Kuznicki
WH Official Explains Why Obamacare Sign-ups Dropped: WZ
Randolution: The People’s Choice, For Now: The Wilderness
The American Stain: Hillary Rodham Clinton: Camp o’ the Saints
Ultra-Busy Obama has already seen ‘Game of Thrones’ season four: DC
The Race Democrats Can’t Afford to Lose: Roll Call (1/9/2014)
So. Alex Sink’s people are stealing David Jolly signs, bragging about it: Moe Lane
This Democrat Doubled Down On #ObamaCare, And Lost: America Rising
Wasserman Schultz Says Dem Loss in FL Shows GOP Weakness: Tatler
In Praise of the Tea Party: Dick Morris
Has Marco Rubio Been Resurrected?: Henry Gomez
Study: States That Voted for Obama Have Most Income Inequality: Breitbart
Barack Kardashian Goes Shopping At the Gap in NYC (Video): RightPundit
Black Conservatives Note Rutgers Prefers Snooki to Condoleezza Rice: CI
My Family’s Misadventures with Obamacare, Continued: Michelle Malkin
Dem Moron Steals GOP Candidate’s Sign, Posts Picture Of It On The Internet: WZ
War on Women: John Stossel
Ukraine: On Second Thought, Maybe We Shouldn’t Have Given Up Our Nuclear Weapons: Bryan Preston
Red Line Crossed: Ukraine Gifts Crimea To Russia, Says “Will Not Intervene Militarily”: ZH
North Korean Tanker Burning In Libya After Navy Opens Fire: ZH
Inventor of the web marks its 25th anniversary by calling for net neutrality: Verge
This Drone Footage of an Erupting Volcano Is Absolutely Nuts: Gizmodo
New Jersey is the latest state to ban Tesla’s direct-to-customer car sales: Engadget
QOTD: “The widely respected Florida political analyst Adam Smith sees big problems for Democrats in the loss of Alex Sink to Republican David Jolly in the special election to fill the House seat from Florida’s 13th Congressional District. “Democrats had a better-funded, well-known nominee who ran a strong campaign against a little-known, second- or third-tier Republican who ran an often wobbly race in a district Barack Obama won twice,” Smith wrote Tuesday night. “Outside Republican groups — much more so than the under-funded Jolly campaign– hung the Affordable Care Act and President Obama on Sink. It worked.”
…the Florida contest may or may not be a bellwether. But it did lay bare the Democrats’ “fix Obamacare” dilemma. By the time midterm campaigning is at full speed in September and October, Democratic candidates will probably not be able to get away with listing a couple of non-germane tweaks as their program to “fix” Obamacare. If they try, they could pay a high political price. But if they suggest fundamental changes to the law, they’ll run afoul of party orthodoxy and risk losing national Democratic support. It will be just another added cost of the Affordable Care Act.” —Byron York
There’s nothing like the courage and charisma of Mitch McConnell — when it comes to taking on his own base:
On Sunday, The New York Times reported that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he would work to destroy the efforts of conservative organizations seeking to primary mainstream Republicans. “I think we are going to crush them everywhere,” he stated. “I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.”
Over the past two election cycles, mainstream Republicans have become more and more upset over the rise of Tea Party-backed candidates who have primaried GOP incumbents, then proceeded to lose general elections. McConnell has been personally attacked by the Senate Conservatives Fund, which supports businessman challenger Matt Bevin. McConnell recently began running an ad targeting both Bevin and SCF. The ad accuses SCF of soliciting “money under the guise of advocating for conservative principles but then spends it on a $ 1.4 million luxury townhouse with a wine cellar and a hot tub in Washington, D.C.”
The SCF was founded by former Senator Jim DeMint, who currently heads the Heritage Foundation. “Mitch McConnell is, to me, the essence of the problem in D.C.,” said Drew Ryun, head of the Madison Project. McConnell would like groups primarying incumbents like him and Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) to fade into the woodwork, and hopes they will if defeated in this election cycle: “I know this: Politics doesn’t like losers. If you don’t have anything to point to, it is kind of hard to keep it going.”
Speaking of losing, Mitchie: any comment on Karl Rove’s 2012 stellar track record? You remember, that 1 (one) percent victory rate for his American Crossroads PAC?
I believe it’s time for brave Mitch to return to the private sector. I support his conservative challenger, Matt Bevin for Senate in Kentucky. If you’ve had enough of Pillsbury Doughboys like McConnell, I urge you to help out too.
Hat tip: BadBlue News