Mitch McConnell v Tea Party

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday warned Republican voters to steer clear of nominating Tea Party candidates who can't win in next year's general election.

"The way you have a good election year is to nominate people who can win," he told reporters during his final Capitol Hill press conference of 2015.

He urged Republican primary voters to avoid the mistakes of the past, mentioning several Tea Party candidates who went down in flames in recent Senate elections. ...

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

c/o Wm Jacobson, Legal Insurrection

Note the great strategy. Damn the Tea Party that gave us the Congressional majorities. Don't support, and even undermine, Constitution-supporting candidates, then blame them for not winning. Meanwhile, watch entire party go "down in flames."