Those who follow politics the closest know the strategic reasoning for rebel alliance members to remain as small as possible as they work to diligently gather ground support toward the most successful of accomplishments. The elimination of Eric Cantor did not come from a bellicose, and highly visible campaign.
Cold Anger is not driven to act in spite of itself; instead it drives a reckoning. Like a long-term battered spouse on the eve of a pre-planned exit, those who are no longer willing to accept the battered conservative syndrome think strategically, methodically, carefully…
In November of 2013 we sent out a clarion call to those who understand politics the best; a warning per se’, predicting what would happen in 2015/2016 if Mitch McConnell was reelected. In hindsight, today, even our largest detractors admit we were correct. That’s the backdrop for this:
(Via The Washington Times) A wealthy businessman with tea party ties confirmed Sunday that he is mounting a primary challenge to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, saying that after donating to the Wisconsin Republican’s past campaigns he feels “betrayed” by the speaker on trade deals and immigration.
The businessman, who is not yet revealing his identity, promised that his run will “shake up the establishment in a profound way,” according to a political consultant close to the prospective candidate.
The emergence of a viable Republican challenger in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District is the culmination of a monthslong recruitment effort by tea party activists who say they were double-crossed by Mr. Ryan when he passed a $2 trillion spending package late last year.
Eric Odom, a conservative activist and political consultant in Wisconsin, confirmed with “100 percent certainty” that a local business leader would be running to oust Mr. Ryan.
“I’ve had the privilege of attending multiple meetings with this individual, during which he has expressed his sense of betrayal by Speaker Ryan. He has a strong desire to see real representation for the people of the district versus a congressman who represents special interests in Washington,” he said. (read more)
As Mitch McConnell represented the obvious GOPe usurpation in the upper chamber of congress, so too does Paul Ryan in the lower chamber.
Think very carefully about what a success in this endeavor means in the much larger context of the 2016 Presidential Race, the upcoming Presidential Convention, and BEYOND….
We are aware of the individual who is going to charge into the enemy encampment. When the time comes he will hold, and carry, our unequivocal support !