“The GOP establishment’s problem isn’t with the Tea Party. It’s with Republican voters.”
After the GOP got shellacked in 2006 and 2008, they didn't do any soul searching. They didn't try to figure out what had gone wrong. They were rescued by the Tea Party after Obamacare was rammed down this country's throat, and they've spent the following years doing everything they could to destroy the Tea Party.
You cannot win elections by shitting all over the people who you want to vote for you. Witness John McCain.
You cannot win elections by playing kissy-face with the
Eric Cantor was a D.C. Republican, which means he spent way too much time being nice to the