Could the ousting of Eric Cantor the beginning of the end of America's two party system?

Posted by: discomfiting

Eric Cantor, the house majority leader, was ousted by a Tea Party candidate.

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discomfiting says2014-06-11T10:12:56.5648636-05:00
Erica cantor be the beginning of the end* sorry
SweetTea says2014-06-11T11:19:23.4652230-05:00
I just don't see the Tea Party evolving into a "Third Party", until it matures. Right now, the TP operation is far from that. They use the GOP platform, war-chest, marketing, etc. In these primary races, they are splitting GOP & Independent votes. This is why they continually fail, in the general election. In the great big world, the TP has lousy popularity numbers & an even worse image. That's a huge problem. To sow the seeds of a "Third Party", the TP must first become one officially ... Sever all ties with the GOP ... Create their own platform ... Accumulate their own war-chest ... And then run candidates who can win. Even then, if they can't win the Oval Office, they AREN'T a force to be reckoned with -- just a nuisance. And it will create more of a problem for the GOP than for Dems! I don't see that kind of hard-work coming from the TP. They want it, but they don't want to earn it. Today's, TP is like a Trust-fund brat ... Living off of the family name & money ... Lazy ... But darn demanding ... Spoiled. That's not the seeds of a "Third Party". That's a slacker!
discomfiting says2014-06-11T11:46:25.7254179-05:00
Expect the unexpected.
SweetTea says2014-06-12T05:56:28.1433432-05:00
Ah, Murphy's Law ... You have a point!
discomfiting says2014-06-12T05:59:12.2930290-05:00
Nobody really expected Tea Party to win this election against Cantor so I guess we shouldn't give much doubt

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