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Tea Party Rep. Steve Stockman loses endorsement of right-wing PAC

Texas Rep. Steve Stockman's primary bid against incumbent Sen. John Cornyn was always something of a long shot, but with a right-wing PAC's recent announcement that it would support Cornyn in the GOP primary, the conservative provocateur's chances have gotten slimmer still.

Writing at the website for the Government Is Not God PAC (GING-PAC), Chairman William J. Murray let it be known that although he considers Stockman "the consummate conservative," GING-PAC would be endorsing Cornyn for reelection to the U.S. Senate.

Justifying the decision, Murray made reference to the "finite" amount of resources his PAC would have at its disposal for the 2014 elections. He went on to chastise Stockman for not understanding "the reality that in politics power is everything" and for challenging "fellow conservative" Cornyn.

"Senator John Cornyn is an asset to Texas, the Republican Party and the conservative movement, whereas Steve Stockman has abruptly moved from being a rising star to being an impediment to conservatives gaining control of the Senate in the upcoming election," Murray wrote.

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