Dave Brat sends a shock through the New York/Washington axis.
There should be a lesson here that the endless Hillary presence and continuing Clinton press barrage will likewise drive the heartland further and further to the right in upcoming elections.
The Democrats will benefit from the marginalization of a divided Republican Party that further antagonizes African-Americans, Hispanics, young people, independents and moderates.
Some of us may tune out 2016 campaign coverage before President Obama's second term is half over.
Dave Brat, despite his meager resources, may have had a better field operation than House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
Every Republican officeholder needs to learn from this cautionary tale.
I'd suggest that Romney might be considering his moral responsibility to America if we are heading inexorably to government by families.
From the farcical Benghazi investigation, to now screaming loudly against bringing an American POW home, the Republican Party seems to manifest insecurity and lack of confidence.
Bill Clinton has been known to go off-message and become a distraction for his wife. And that begs the question: Is he a net asset or liability with regard to Hillary Clinton's White House aspirations?