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Senator Lugar Meets the Tea Party

David2546 Wrote: Apr 21, 2012 10:59 PM
Richard Lugar first went to Washington as a very good senator. He was there long enough for the lobbyists to convert him to a Washington puppet. There is a reason the K street lobbyists make a very high six figure income.

After endorsing RINO Trey Grayson in the Kentucky GOP primary, Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell ate crow when then-candidate Rand Paul pulled off an upset victory over the establishment’s pick.

Prior to 2010, McConnell was a Kingmaker in Kentucky politics – a powerful force that everyone deferred to and no one dared defy. However, to the chagrin and national embarrassment of the veteran politician, the Kentucky voters had different plans.

In less grandiose style, this phenomenon was repeated throughout the country. Shock waves reverberated throughout the collective body of the establishment in 2010 when Tea Party candidates were sent to...