The Dawn Patrol Richard Falknor on 06 Sep 2013 09:19 am
Wednesday afternoon Larry Nordvig chief of the Richmond Tea Party spearheaded a sidewalk protest in front of House GOP Majority Whip Eric Cantor’s district office in Glen Allen, Virginia — and organized a town meeting at the nearby Marriott Commonwealth.
Around 300 Tea Partiers from the Old Dominion were able to come by early evening.
Maryland Tea Party organizer Ed Hunter drove down from Talbot County, Maryland and took these pictures giving the flavor of the event–
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Neither Representative Cantor nor his staff met with the Tea Partiers on Wednesday afternoon.
The closed glass door of Cantor’s district office door reflects the Tea Party gathered on the “wrong side.”
But pro-immigration Virginia Organizing here had no trouble talking with Cantor staff on Wednesday.
“Virginia Organizing and other groups met with U.S. Representative and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s office on immigration reform on Wednesday, September 4. The groups asked the Congressman’s legislative director, Cort Bush, for a commitment from Rep. Cantor for a vote on immigration reform by October.”
Many of the conservative faithful are puzzled by the indifference of the House GOP leadership to their voting base.
Patrick Cleburne of VDARE offered this perspective — “Syria: Why Are Boehner And Cantor Defying Base And Ignoring Country? Because They Have ADD!”
Click here to read entire VDARE post.
And stay tuned for more on the Glen Allen Protest!
(Picture via Wikipaedia)