Posts tagged: Dr. David A. Brat

Big Problems, Small Response Behind Cantor’s Fall

Written by Robert Knight

Everyone has a theory about why Tea Party upstart Dr. David A. Brat soundly beat Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia’s 7th congressional district primary on June 10.

I have one, and it’s about this being bigger than Eric Cantor. First, some history and a prosaic observation: Bigness is sometimes better, but sometimes, it’s not.

Large companies such as Apple, for instance, have the research, capital, distribution and marketing to quickly bring technology to consumers.… Continue Reading