House members who voted for Obamacare have been reduced by
41 42 seats and counting.
Update: Renee Ellmers pulled off the upset against Bob “Who ARE YOU?” Etheridge in NC-2. Gang of 177.
Granted, some pro-Obamacare members saw the hand writing on the wall and decided retirement was preferrable to impending defeat. Their replacements still went down to defeat. Among the notables:
Many of these (*) were so-called “hold outs” who eventually caved, meaning they showed cowardice TWICE. Once before Pelosi and Obama and once before their constituents.
Other victims are incumbents whose people got the opportunity to punish their representatives directly. Some are long standing incumbents:
Ron Klein** went down to Lt. Col. Allen West. Thank you, FL-22
Alan Grayson** went down to Dan Webster. Thank you, FL-8. Grayson lost big.
Sanford Bishop from GA.
Tom Perriello. ** This one is particularly satisfying. Obama went there on Friday.
I’ll stop now. Many of these candidates were targeted by Disrupt the Narrative over the last few months.** Not taking credit. Just sayin’.