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Bruta Figura: Tea Party Version

In his concession speech, in which he failed to concede, Chris McDaniel showed some serious "bruta figura." But, just as remarkable is the fact that he displayed the quality that Tea Party types usually associate with the GOP establishment, and indict them for it, namely, a sense of entitlement. McDaniel seems angry at the fact that people exercised their right to vote and they voted for his opponent. I can see why he would be disappointed. I can see why he might be angry at his opponent's campaign. But, at the voters? 


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