Republicans love their party again, but not their leaders.
Protests in the streets and activist judges. The Silent Majority is getting loud.
The tea party isn't winning a lot of open seats, either.
David Brat didn't get much help from national groups. Like, none.
The Donald says he favors winning over purity -- and disses a tea party candidate in the process.
Group still punches above its weight in party.
The formula: Anti-government anger + lack of organization = supporting people who wind up hurting your case.
Influential? Yes. Popular? No.
It's Chamber vs. Club in one of the most closely watched House GOP primaries.