Why I Was Wrong About the Mississippi Runoff

Do mainstream conservatives conclude that the Tea Party is beatable? Or do they conclude that Cochran was almost defeated because he allowed space between himself and the radicals? 
Incumbent Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi had to pull out all the stops to head off a Tea Party challenger. 

First things first: I was dead wrong about the Mississippi Republican Senate runoff. I assumed that an incumbent who finishes second in a primary is toast in the runoff, but Thad Cochran surprised me by fighting hard and winning the nomination yesterday.

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