Rep. Cantor disowns Young Guns’ endorsement of really, really old gun Sen. Lugar

Say what, Rep. Cantor?

The Young Guns Network is a group started by two former Cantor aides that shares its name with a book authored by Cantor. The organization has spent over $100,000 on Sen. Dick Lugar’s reelection effort in Indiana.

That’s 80-year-old “young gun” Dick Lugar, by the way.

Conservatives have criticized the YG Network for funding a pro-Lugar mailer that encouraged non-Republicans to vote against Richard Mourdock in today’s GOP primary contest. Clearly Cantor is eager to distance himself from that, but conservatives aren’t buying the “Dick who?” routine.

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