LOTFI: Dear Tea Party, On Cantor’s loss- You didn’t build that

In addition to a $15k/month consulting fee, Tea Party Patriots President Jenny Beth Martin pays herself a $272k/year salary while only spending 5% of total donations received directly on candidates.

In addition to a $15k/month consulting fee, Tea Party Patriots President Jenny Beth Martin pays herself a $272k/year salary while only spending 5% of total donations received directly on candidates.

By: Michael Lotfi

VIRGINIA, June 11, 2014- It’s been 24 hours since the polls closed in Virginia, and the political establishment was rocked in what is being called the most earth-shattering defeat in decades.

National Tea Party groups have been fast to speak out and congratulate Brat on defeating Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the GOP’s second most powerful Republican. As is often the case, when a big win is scored, those with large megaphones are always ready to speak up.

“Congratulations to Dave Brat on his huge upset. The statement from the grassroots could not be any clearer. It doesn’t matter what office you hold or how powerful you are. If you lose touch with activists on the ground, then your seat is in danger,” wrote Freedom Works’ Matthew Kibbe. “The grassroots are taking their seat back at the table and returning accountability to Washington. Votes on Capitol Hill will be heard back in the district,” he added. “We are proud to stand with Dave Brat in his election and look forward to working with him to reform Washington, D.C.”  Continue reading at: benswann.com.

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