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BREAKING: Eric Cantor’s Top Aide: I’ll ‘Bankrupt’ Virginia GOP, Install Allies, Rebuild It With Cantor’s Donor Cash

I have been saying this for a good while. The destructive force behind the Virginia meltdown is Eric Cantor. H/T to Floyd Bayne for this link.

From PJ Media:

Sources tell PJ Media that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s long-time top consultant, Ray Allen, has “angrily” stated to multiple individuals that he intends to bankrupt the Republican Party of Virginia (RPV), to install his own people throughout all levels of RPV’s State Central Committee, and to rebuild the RPV with money from Eric Cantor’s donors. 

Ray Allen is considered the “brain trust” of Eric Cantor’s Young Guns, which has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars and has hired staff with the intention of retaking control of the RPV at all levels. (Eric Cantor and Ray Allen lost control of the RPV in 2012, when Tea Party/conservative candidates won seats at all levels of the party, taking majority control from Cantor allies.) In this effort to reclaim the majority, Ray Allen has helped orchestrate the parliamentary procedure of “slating” at several RPV conventions this season.

Slating involves disenfranchising all properly registered delegates at a district convention in favor of a vote by only a few dozen handpicked delegates. This tactic was employed to protect the incumbent chairmanships of some Cantor allies: hundreds to thousands of Tea Party/conservative delegates have been forcefully ejected from VA RPV conventions over the past few weeks and months.

However, the ejected delegates and others opposed to Team Cantor have since had success appealing the slating attempts, leaving Allen and Cantor with little to show for their hardball tactics other than alienated constituents, a terrible local public relations problem, and worse, a rapidly gaining primary opponent in challenger Dave Brat.

Sources additionally claim that Allen has attempted to meddle in the multiple appeals of his slating attempts — Allen was reportedly looking to guide how the appeals should be conducted.

These bombshell allegations — implying that Eric Cantor’s reelection effort intends to dismantle the Republican Party of Virginia and to employ it as a vehicle for the expansion of Cantor’s power and influence — could not arrive at a more precarious moment for the Cantor campaign for two reasons:

Read the rest here.

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

5 Responses to “BREAKING: Eric Cantor’s Top Aide: I’ll ‘Bankrupt’ Virginia GOP, Install Allies, Rebuild It With Cantor’s Donor Cash”

  1. Wow, is there anything likable about Cantor? I mean, is there anyone out there that likes or respects this man? If so, why? Please explain, because it seems like madness to the rest of us.

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  1. […] Besides principle, there is another important reason why advocates against voting for establishment republicans feel justified. This reason is strategic in nature and could rightly be considered a practical reason not to vote for men like McCain, even if they are running against men like Obama. Who controls the Republican Party and the party apparatus? Is it principled constitutionalists, libertarians, and conservatives, or is it K-Street Corporatists and Wall Street Globalists? Now if it is the latter, every vote for one of their candidates makes it that much harder for constitutionalists, libertarians, and conservatives (THE TEA PARTY) to advance their agenda; and if we fail to advance our agenda, then what is the point of having one? Tom White just posted a great article addressing this issue here. […]

  2. […] too clear on exactly what was angering Mullins. The fact that Conservative Blogs like Va Right! published the story about Allen’s threats – which were heard by multiple sources – or the threat […]


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Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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