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Conservatives On Twitter Celebrate The Death Of "Amnesty"

Dead, dead, dead.

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in a massive upset to primary challenger David Brat.

Brat accused Eric Cantor — who hinted that he might support a compromise that would allow undocumented immigrants to stay in America — of being soft on immigration. He even dubbed Cantor "the number one Republican supporter of amnesty."

On hearing about Cantor's loss, anti-immigration conservatives took to Twitter to celebrate.

They declared "amnesty" very, very dead:

Sadly, most politicians are too dumb to understand the message that was just sent to them about amnesty

Walter@WalterGa

Sadly, most politicians are too dumb to understand the message that was just sent to them about amnesty

8:28 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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They warned other Republicans to change their ways:

Hello @SpeakerBoehner, what is your stance on #amnesty now?

THT@tarheeltroll

Hello @SpeakerBoehner, what is your stance on #amnesty now?

8:28 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

WHAT PART OF NO AMNESTY ARE YOU IDIOTS FAILING TO COMPREHEND? @SpeakerBoehner

Ryan Tyler@LFS7

WHAT PART OF NO AMNESTY ARE YOU IDIOTS FAILING TO COMPREHEND?

@SpeakerBoehner

8:30 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Hmmm. Maybe the voters aren't clarmoring for amnesty ...

Ann Coulter@AnnCoulter

Hmmm. Maybe the voters aren't clarmoring for amnesty ...

8:15 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Let's see how hot Rubio will be for amnesty now....

Last Old Cowpoke@GlenEnloe

Let's see how hot Rubio will be for amnesty now....

8:28 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Losers; Cantor GOP Establishment Amnesty Christie/Bush/Ryan/Rubio Media

M.Joseph Sheppard@MJosephSheppard

Losers;
Cantor
GOP Establishment
Amnesty
Christie/Bush/Ryan/Rubio
Media

9:15 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Wait wasn't Eric cantor pushing for amnesty?? I totes thought that was a winning issue...

MR. Marty@gigg423

Wait wasn't Eric cantor pushing for amnesty?? I totes thought that was a winning issue...

8:28 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

If you think supporting amnesty is politically expedient just ask Eric Canter....The Tea Party Lives!!!!

Frostviper@Frostviper

If you think supporting amnesty is politically expedient just ask Eric Canter....The Tea Party Lives!!!!

8:29 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@Bobacheck Exaclty! I'll tell you one thing, I think that amnesty crap is now dead. Those GOP leaders better get the message!

Eric Gurr@gurrforcongress

@Bobacheck Exaclty! I'll tell you one thing, I think that amnesty crap is now dead. Those GOP leaders better get the message!

8:49 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#TeaParty 's purging the #GOP of estblishment losers has just begun.Cantor is out. #GOP estab AMNESTY is now dead all & its proponents #tcot

Vinny@vetnoceanside

#TeaParty 's purging the #GOP of estblishment losers has just begun.Cantor is out. #GOP estab AMNESTY is now dead all & its proponents #tcot

8:36 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

You push amnesty , you go down like Eric Cantor . You hear us , GOP establishment ? Damn right you do. #noamnesty

Michael@CoolChange80

You push amnesty , you go down like Eric Cantor . You hear us , GOP establishment ? Damn right you do. #noamnesty

8:23 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Amnesty is DOA- Dead on Arrival. GOP can no longer sell out its own voters & donors. Immigration was THE issue. Sellouts will learn a lesson

Wayne Allyn Root@WayneRoot

Amnesty is DOA- Dead on Arrival. GOP can no longer sell out its own voters & donors. Immigration was THE issue. Sellouts will learn a lesson

8:37 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

RINOs in particular:

#RINOs running scared...a stampede as they run from #amnesty

lisakauai@lisakauai

#RINOs running scared...a stampede as they run from #amnesty

8:31 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Rinos shut the hell up. The people have spoken we do not want amnesty.

Stacey @lasthope2014

Rinos shut the hell up. The people have spoken we do not want amnesty.

8:29 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Why won't the #RINOs listen we r fed up. You work for us not #illegalimmigrant's

Jmat@MatczakJon

Why won't the #RINOs listen we r fed up. You work for us not #illegalimmigrant's

8:38 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And a few took it a bit further:

hey ryan can you figure out yet America wants real conservative leadership not amnesty. now get these cockroaches back across the border

shadowwarrior@SHADOWARRIOR75

hey ryan can you figure out yet America wants real conservative leadership not amnesty. now get these cockroaches back across the border

8:31 PM - 10 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Jacob Fischler is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C.

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