To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that happening are close to zero. For Republicans, North Carolina is necessary. It’s the key to control of the Senate.
And since this is tired old Gentry GOP mouthpiece Fred Barnes, let me take a wild stab at who he says is really threatening the GOP’s chances to take the Senate:
To win, Democratic consultant Brad Crone says, Republicans will have to get over their differences. “At the end of the day, the social conservatives and the Tea Party folks are going to have to realize they’ve got to pivot back to a candidate who can win on a statewide basis.” That’s Tillis.
Shocker! Fred Barnes says you need to shut up and gobble this latest shit sandwich from the Gentry, or the world will end in utter disaster.
First off, the GOP has a remarkably bad record of getting its shit sandwiches elected. Remember all the money Karl Rove’s PAC – more than a hundred million bucks – poured into getting these “electable” candidates actually elected in 2012? Fred Barnes was rooting for all of them back then, too. Do you also remember how many of them actually got elected?
That’s right. Zero.
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