Douglas Ernst at WND

Radio host Rush Limbaugh says the GOP establishment’s reaction to Donald Trump’s victory in New Hampshire Tuesday night is an indicator its leaders are in denial or poorly hiding “abject panic.”

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus brushed off frustration displayed in exit polls Tuesday night as a symptom of politicians not getting enough work done in the nation’s capital. Roughly 50 percent of Republican voters said they felt betrayed by the Republican Party.

“I think there are a lot of people in both parties who are mad at the parties, mad at the system, mad at Washington that it’s a factional-type government,” Priebus told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “It’s very difficult when you have a split government and people don’t have time for things not getting done. I think it’s pretty normal and I think it’s pretty common and expect that sort of vein is going to play itself out for the next few months and you know we’ll have a unified party when it’s done.”

Priebus’ comments left Limbaugh laughing, but flabbergasted.

“It appears that the chairman of the Republican National Committee does not know, or if he does know, does not want to explain in truth why he knows what he knows. But on the surface here it appears he doesn’t know that most Republican voters are sick and tired of what has gone on in Washington. Everybody harps on the fact that there’s gridlock and nothing’s getting done. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Too much is getting done!” said Limbaugh. “Witness the most recent budget deal. The Republicans clearly have a desire to … read more here