Because when Thad Cockran used Democrat voters to win over a Tea Partier...we're told "we have to join together and beat the Democrat" :-)
But when one of theirs gets beaten like a red-headed stepchild, it's we'll give our money to DeeCee in retubution for losing, and so what if a Dem wins next time.
"Virginia's Republican 7th District Committee, which is dominated by
supporters of outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, voted to send
most of its money to the national GOP, The Washington Post reported.
The move means that Dave Brat, who deposed Cantor as the district's
Republican congressional candidate, will not be able to tap the
transferred $400,000 for his campaign against Democrat, and fellow
Randolph-Macon College professor, Jack Trammell.
Brat supporter Robert Stuber said the committee's move was "retribution"
so that the Brat campaign wouldn't have access to the funds that Cantor
The committee's decision indicates the difficulties Brat will have in
uniting his tea party faction with the district's established Republican
organization. It also shows that tensions between the two camps remain
deep at the national level, according to the Post."