Mitch McConnell Claims GOP Will ‘Crush’ Tea Party Candidates Challenging the Establishment

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) didn’t merely say Tea Party candidates challenging him and other established Republicans in the 2014 midterm elections don’t pose much of a threat.

McConnell’s prediction is arguably more along the lines of fighting words.

“I think we are going to crush them everywhere,” McConnell told the New York Times. “I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.”

As TheBlaze has extensively reported, McConnell’s most notable opponent is Kentucky businessman Matt Bevin, who is contrasting himself as a true conservative and blasting McConnell’s conservative credentials.

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