Proof it’s never a given.
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Our breaking news post captured how thoroughly thunderstruck professional politicos were by House Majority Eric Cantor’s primary loss on Tuesday. As the news continues to sink in, a few thoughts:
(1) Always, always vote. You just never know.
(2) Cantor didn’t just lose, which is shocking enough in and of itself; he got blown out by ten points. Some people have suggested that Democratic chicanery may have played a role in Dave Brat’s mega-upset, perhaps as retaliation for this recent maneuvering by Virginia Republicans.