In the Alabama GOP primary for the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Judge Roy Moore soundly defeated appointed incumbent Jeff Strange to run for the GOP ticket in November. Strange was heavily backed by the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. This is a victory for all MAGA supporters, but not so good if you are part of the ruling elite from within the Beltway. How does this portend for 2018? Read on and see if you agree.
As Written By John Nolte for Breitbart:
Never in the history of American politics has a political party so utterly and completely squandered an opportunity and mandate.
Republicans are in complete control of the federal government, control that was won primarily through a seven-year pledge to repeal Obamacare. The only thing stopping the GOP from keeping that promise is the GOP — and these feckless liars cannot even do that.
With the almost certain death of Graham-Cassidy, the GOP’s latest repeal effort, looming, and with polls showing Judge Roy Moore enjoying a comfortable lead over Luther Strange, the man the Republican establishment has pulled out every kitchen sink available to win Tuesday’s Senate primary race in Alabama, the anti-incumbent storm is now a perfect one.
This perfect storm is a toxic mix of the GOP once again breaking the very promise that defined who they were for almost a decade, combined with an insurgent candidate proving just how weak the chin of the Republican establishment is. If millions and millions of establishment dollars fail to push Strange over the finish line, if even President Trump cannot drag him over, the green light to primary Republican incumbents in 2018 is as inviting as it is bright and clear.
According to the Hill, the GOP establishment is well aware of this fact and sweating …….
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