They're not going to do anything in Texas.
The response would make the Bundy Ranch confrontation look like a bunch of kindergartners.
Does Obama not realize that this kind of stuff is red meat for the Republican base? How many seats does that cipher want to lose in the Senate?
How many Senate seats are in play in Texas?
Nevada is a toss up.
Montana is a toss up.
Arizona "leans" GOP, but everybody hates McCain.
So, how do you get Democrats to the polls in those States in a midterm election?
Maybe by tying Republicans to a bunch of gun-totting "domestic terrorist" militia types ready to start a shooting war with the Federal government and demanding what amounts to an end of federal subsidies for ranchers?
Reid needs a boogeyman to counter the GOP's Obamacare boogeyman. The GOP needs to pick up six seats to gain control of the Senate. Seven seats are "toss ups" according to RCP.
He doesn't need to be right, he just needs enough people to agree with him and come out to vote.
He just needs to hang on to two States to maintain control.
Nevada, Arizona, Montana.
BLM subsidized ranch country.
He just needs two.
Call it the "Western Strategy".
Just a guess?