If you want to know why the former VP Dick was beating up on Palin, look to Texas.
The big dogs in the GOP were all set for a big win. They had spent the money and kissed all of the right asses to ensure a solid Senate victory over another crazy constitution thumping Teaparty candidate. It was to be a sure win for the establishment.
They would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for that pesky Palin…
(CDN) Yet, in the conservative voter trenches of Texas, the real who ’s who that truly counted was the voters and a Tea Party movement that would not say die or give up. In their corner was the former Alaskan Governor named Sarah “I’m Not Afraid to Fight” Palin. Palin endorsed Ted Cruz, and Ted Cruz won! Boy did he win.
But that is not the whole story. GOP insider politics in Texas had Dewhurst leading comfortably. In fact, in one corner of the political ring was Dewhurst, and the royalty of Texas politics who came out in a big way for the 66-year-old Dewhurst. The Lt. Governor even loaned $24 million from his fortune to his campaign to insure his win… Read Full Story