The Corner

The Club’s Good Fight

I wasn’t where the Club for Growth was on Mississippi because I had qualms about McDaniel, but give it this: When the Club sets out to support a candidate and raise money for him, it actually spends money trying to get him elected. It spent big in Mississippi (as did the Senate Conservatives Fund). If other tea-party groups that professed to be wholly committed to fighting for McDaniel had done the same, the outcome might have been different.

Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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