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Peter King is worried about Cantor’s loss

Rep. Peter King on Wednesday said the Republican Party cannot allow Ted Cruz and Rand Paul to take over following House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s defeat.

“We can’t allow Eric’s defeat last night allow the Ted Cruzes and the Rand Pauls to take over the party, or their disciples to take over the party,” the moderate New York Republican said on MSNBC. “Because this is not conservatism to me. Shutting down the government is not being conservative.”

King has long been harshly critical of the tea party and two of the movement’s major icons, Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. On Wednesday, he was responding to a potential party leadership vacuum following economics professor Dave Brat’s stunning victory over Cantor in the Republican primary for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, a result some are calling a sign of a tea party takeover of the GOP.

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Who said anything about shutting down the government?

I don't recall Rand or Ted pursuing that route.

I personally would love for a full federal government shutdown.

Of course this is one of the

Of course this is one of the guys that needs to go too.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

ecorob's picture

Peter King...

is irrelevant and soon to be defeated, himself.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

They don't get it...

There is no way to put the genie back in the bottle.

It's shit-posts like this

It's shit-posts like this that are ruining this forum and keep me coming back less. Clearly he knows the structure. Clearly he was referring to the political character of Cruz and Paul - and not wanting like minded leadership to fill the void in the House. In the portion that was quoted, I read "Cruzes...Pauls". Not Cruz the person. Not Paul the person.

You are wasting the time of anyone actually wanting the slightest bit of substance from the site.

I must be missing the sarcasm.

The wise words of Dale carnegie

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do. But it takes character and self control to be understanding."

A good way to defend your freedoms: www.libertymagazine.org

ChristianAnarchist's picture

Shutting down the

Shutting down the "government", to me, is A GOOD START !!!

Beware the cult of "government"...

King is being painted as a

King is being painted as a "moderate Republican"? LOL!

More a moron than a moderate

King just crowned himself an idiot.

WHAT AN IDIOT! King doesn't even know how our government...

...is structured???

This warmonger is among the worst in government - along with McCain, Graham and Boner.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

Btw, here is King's record. Perhaps he should read it himself.


"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

King/Taliban what's the difference? not much!!

same for all the other religious zealots. They all want to tell you how to live your life and take away your liberties -screw 'em all and go Rand Paul!!

Government is supposed to protect our freedom, our property, our privacy, not invade it. Ron Paul 2007

I agree with Peter King on this one thing:

“I hope it’s not the Ted Cruz types.” (about who will replace Cantor)

Yeh, me too. I hope it's someone the American people can actually trust to uphold the oath of office.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

For once, King is half right.

“We can’t allow Eric’s defeat last night allow the Ted Cruzes to take over the party"

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul


What I was gonna mention...

Why is he even mentioning Ted Cruz, and throwing him in 'that mix'?

Possibly a calculated decision on his part. Psh... I can only expect.

I've always been weary of Ted Cruz and recent revelations (especially) show ME that he's no friend to the cause of liberty.

But either way, of course, who's really dumb enough to still listen to Peter King?


A broken clock with a pic of a jackass hater interventionalist

is still right twice a day -screw King -we need to target his district in next election. The whole middle east is melting down and it is spreading because of jerk offs like King and now its so big it would bankrupt us to try and fix it just like it toppled the British Empire trying to take over the oil from the Ottomans. It would have been a thousand times less expensive to just buy the dirty damn oil..

Government is supposed to protect our freedom, our property, our privacy, not invade it. Ron Paul 2007

bigmikedude's picture

Of course we can't allow that Mr. King.

Because if we allow honest people to take over, your gravy train derails.

Rep. King Talking Crazy on CNN

I caught a few minutes of Peter King talking crazy on CNN. So fitting that he is on the Democrat News Network when he wants to bash Conservative Government Principles.

Run Pete, Run!

We're going to need some comedy mixed in with the 2016 elections.

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix