We’re starting to get the spin — and the finger-pointing — on Tea Party Republican Ken Cuccinelli’s gubernatorial election loss. Cooch coulda won if it wasn’t for those hostile Hispanics, Asian Americans and Black folks. And voters with gay friends. And people who understand science. Oh, and all those unmarried voters and womenfolk.
But wait. The Cooch was robbed. He really must have been beaten by those Northern Virginia suburbanites who work for federal contractors, angry about the government shutdown. Surely the Tea Party can’t be blamed for … never mind.
“How the tea party lost on Tuesday night,” Sean Sullivan and Aaron Blake, Washington Post blog
“Virginia Isn’t the Place Ken Cuccinelli Thinks It Is,” Jill Lawrence, National Journal
“Why Cuccinelli Lost: Hard-Right Conservatism Became A Liability In Virginia,” Daniel Strauss, Talking Points Memo
“Analysis: Tea party reels with Virginia loss, Christie romp,” David Lightman, Dallas Morning News
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