Neat tweet on Cantor's defeat

June 12, 2014

The shock defeat of the najority leader of the House of Repressentatives, Eric Cantor, who lost his primary election in Virginia to little-known economics professor David Brat, prompted this witty Twitter comment: "'Brat Upsets Cantor' is the name of my barmitzvah memoir."

It was posted by Dave Gilson, a senior editor on American investigative, magazine Mother Jones.

"Let's all lift this tweet up on a chair," said one admirer of Gilson's wit.

Last updated: 11:32am, June 12 2014