Tea Party activists who have closely watched GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor won’t be surprised by this crapweasel move against grass-roots GOP Senate challenger Richard Mourdock:
DICK LUGAR AND HIS WASHINGTON ESTABLISHMENT ALLIES MOBILIZE DEMOCRATS IN GOP PRIMARY
Lugar, Cantor-Allied Young Guns Network Encourage Hoosier Democrats To Vote For Lugar In GOP Primary On May 8th
INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2012) – Dick Lugar and his Washington establishment allies are busy mobilizing Democrats and Independents to vote in the GOP Primary on May 8th.
As reported in Politico yesterday, the Cantor-allied Young Guns Network is spending heavily to prop up 36-year incumbent Dick Lugar by mailing non-Republicans, urging them to vote in the GOP primary.
The Mourdock campaign previously criticized Lugar for sending an absentee ballot application to likely Democratic Senate nominee Joe Donnelly and tens of thousands of other non-Republicans, as reported in the Indiana Legislative Insight on April 16, 2012.
“In yet another act of desperation to stem his precipitous drop in the polls, Lugar and his Washington establishment allies are now courting non-Republicans to vote in the GOP Primary on May 8th,” said Mourdock spokesman Chris Conner.
“With his votes in favor of earmarks and bailouts, Obama’s liberal Supreme Court picks and amnesty for illegal aliens, it’s no surprise that Dick Lugar has abandoned his hopes of being the choice for conservative Hoosiers.”
“All of this activity to convince non-Republicans to participate in the Republican primary begs a simple question for Senator Lugar: will he pledge to support the Republican nominee for Senate if it is not him?”
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