Click on the jump and follow the coversation. My point is that the Republicans gave back a few seats in Congress that they won in 2010 because of heavy bashing of the Tea Party Candidates by the Republican and Democrats in the Media.
Everyone knows that I predicted Romneys massacre over a year ago but who's counting, LOL.
Tea party vows to stay for long haul, takes no blame for GOP losses - Washington Times
Conservative columnist Michael Barone said the tea party “brings some talented people into politics — think of Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson for example — but it also brings some wackos and weirdos and witches, and we put too many of them on the ticket.” Mr. Rove weighed in by saying the “offensive comments about rape by GOP Senate candidates in Missouri and Indiana gave the media an excuse to put social issues at the election’s center in a way that badly hurt the entire party, as well as costing Republicans two Senate seats.” Tea partyers said establishment candidates also fared poorly in the elections, pointing to the losses of George Allen in Virginia, Connie Mack in Florida, Tommy G. Thompson in Wisconsin and Scott P. Brown in Massachusetts. “More establishment candidates lost compared to tea party losers,” Ms. Carender said. Whatever the case, Mr. Phillips said the primary job of the tea party in the coming weeks is to make sure that House Republicans do not surrender during negotiations to avert the “fiscal cliff.” “The problems w