Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, who will all-but-certainly receive his party's stamp of approval to stand for reelection when the votes are counted Tuesday, offered a theory when asked why significant numbers of Republican primary voters are casting ballots against their incumbents Tuesday.
"I think a big part of it is Barack Obama. That a lot of people are so irritated at what the president is doing, they just, they want somebody to throw a brick," Brownback told 41 Action News.
Brownback said he did not believe the contentious Roberts vs. Wolf race was truly "right vs. right" at all, but rather represented an electorate desperate to express their Obama-focused anger at just about anyone, including himself.
Brownback faces a primary challenge Tuesday night from businesswoman Jennifer Winn.
"I think it’s a lot of deep irritation with the way the president has taken the country. So much so that people are so angry about it they're just trying to express it somehow," Brownback said.