Sunday, December 16, 2018

Go National, Lose Your Seat

There have been a lot of rumbles about how Walker could have lost the race.

Norquist has some thoughts on OTHER races which might apply here, too, but as usual, there are a lot of reasons, not just one or two.

Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform, said that President Trump was not to blame for many Republicans losing their seats to Democrats. 

He singled out Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., who last month lost the Orange County seat he had held since 1989. 

“Trump is not the reason Dana Rohrabacher didn’t do any work,” Grover Norquist told the Washington Examiner editorial board. “Dana hasn’t done any work since before he could spell 'Trump' in that seat.” 

Norquist, a veteran conservative activist, linked Rohrabacher, who will cease being the representative for California's 48th Congressional District next month, to other Republicans who concentrated on building a national image rather than focusing on their districts...


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