Potential Jewish GOP House Members: And Then There Was One

A while back I noted that there were really only two viable candidates to succeed Eric Cantor as the only non-Christian Republican member of Congress, both Jewish: Lee Zeldin (the GOP nominee in NY-01) and Adam Kwasman (a primary candidate in AZ-01).

Well, Zeldin must be feeling lonely today after Kwasman conducted one of the most efficient acts of political self-destruction since Todd Akin decided to talk about rape:

There’s nothing quite so hilarious as boomeranging demagoguery, is there? And thus endeth, more likely than not, the political career of Adam Kwasman. He’ll have to go back to promoting bad public policy as an economist.

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.