To win, Repubs. have to 1) Face the fact that politics is a no-holds-bar street fight; nice guys finish last; 2) Understand that they're going to have to actually attack D's & make it hurt: & 3) Frame attacks as a moral indictment, or else they will be pulverized by the moral indictments framed by their opponents.
CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie’s mantra to limited government constitutional conservatives “It’s the primaries, stupid” has long been shared by a few of the Right’s most incisive commentators, especially RedState’s Daniel Horowitz and author and talk radio heavyweight Mark Levin.
Cochran is not a conservative on fiscal, social, or national security issues. He rarely votes with conservatives and has certainly never given voice to conservatives on important issues. After almost four decades in the U.S. Senate and six years in the House, what has Sen. Cochran accomplished at all, let alone for freedom-loving Americans? His record reveals that he’s set us back and in fact, has sided more with Democrats throughout his career.
Americans outside the Washington Beltway, who don’t get waivers from ObamaCare or enjoy the privileged status of Washington's elite, want ObamaCare defunded and don't fear a partial government shutdwn or "slimdown" if that's what it takes.