The fact that Mississippi Republicans who supported state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) still won’t concede the June 24 runoff for the U.S. Senate nomination to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran is only getting more hilarious.
Now they’re uninviting former Mississippi Tea Party board member Bill Marcy (pictured below) from the organization’s annual meeting tomorrow in Vicksburg, Mississippi, apparently because of his critical Facebook posts about McDaniel.
“Now, as a former Board Member of the Mississippi Tea Party, the Vicksburg Tea Party, and a member of the Meridian Tea Party, I now know that there is no tolerance for ANY criticism of CHRIS McDANIEL,” Marcy wrote.
McDaniel and his supporters have refused to concede the election, but have yet to file an official legal challenge (it’s “slightly delayed,” a campaign spokesman said Friday morning). They argue the election was stolen by Democrats and African-Americans — an argument that even Ann Coulter refuses to buy. True the Vote, a group dedicated to perpetuating the myth of voter fraud, has sued for total access to poll books in some counties, which a federal judge expressed skepticism over on Thursday.
In the meantime, the Mississippi Tea Party appears to be undergoing its own form of McCarthyism. Are you now, or have you ever been, someone who has criticized Chris McDaniel?
[H/t Y’all Politics]
Here’s the full post Marcy published Friday morning: