We will vote you out! We will come at you with so much heat, you won't even know how to handle it!Roy Blunt ignores them. They cry themselves to sleep, but nevertheless "quietly support" Roy Blunt in the Republican primary against Chuck Purgason, who did endorse Hoffman.
Present: Tea Party claims they have evidence of Roy Blunt pinky-swearing that he hates earmarks, and they demand that he vote for an earmarks ban. Dana says:
I can't say what the heat is going to be like if @royblunt refuses to stand against earmarks.Roy Blunt ignores them. They cry themselves to sleep, and decide to attack...Claire McCaskill?
In fact, tea party "media liaison" Jen Ennenbach claims that McCaskill's support of an earmarks ban was a "desperate repositioning strategy" by McCaskill.
Actually, McCaskill has been fighting earmarks since she was elected in 2006, but let's not have pesky facts or coherency get in our way. The tea party is courageously standing up to the people with a D next to their name who are actually reforming congress, because putting real pressure on a Republican would be way too scary.